The Audit Committee with Hilary Wild – portfolio audit chair
Hilary is a highly experienced audit committee chair. She will guide members through the role, proceedings and challenges of the audit committee, so they are better prepared to join such a committee.
Hilary has a portfolio of board and audit committee roles. She is on the CGIAR System Board which is a global partnership for agricultural research and innovation. Within this role she chairs the Finance and Audit committee of ICARDA (The International Centre for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas) and sits on the audit committees of the CGIAR System, Africa Rice, Bioversity International, the International Food Policy Research Institute, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture. She chairs the Audit Committee of WaterAid UK, and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Church Commissioners and a member of the Oversight Advisory Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organisation. She has previously been a member of other audit committees within the CGIAR as well as a private family foundation, and has chaired several oversight committees of UN organisations including UNESCO, ILO, and UNDP. Her executive career included roles at the World Health Organisation, Kleinwort Benson Group and UNICEF.