Carole is a recognized global leader in GRC. She holds a GRC Professional Certification (GRCP) from GRC Certify, is frequently published in leading business magazines, and lectures on GRC internationally. In 2010, she was honored with a lifetime membership in the Institute for Risk Management. 

Ms. Switzer directed development of the OCEG Framework, including the open source GRC Capability Model (known as the Red Book), of which she is a principal author, and the accompanying GRC Assessment Tools (known as the Burgundy Book). 

Over the past decade, Ms. Switzer has presented the concepts of Principled Performance and GRC to audiences throughout the world, speaking to groups such as the International Conference of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Italian Banking Association, The Caribbean Compliance Association, RIMS, the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, the Congress of Latin American Auditors, and events and training sessions throughout the U.S. and in, Germany, The Netherlands, Brazil, Colombia, Singapore, and elsewhere. She is a regular columnist in Compliance Week magazine and advises business school professors in several countries on teaching GRC.

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