Dirk Tel is a senior risk, internal control, and assurance manager with 19 years of experience in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), telecom, and professional services industries, helping organizations manage risks through strategic planning, assurance, and control implementation. He currently serves as Group Internal Control Manager at Imperial Brands. He has a solid background in design, implementation, and assurance within large-scale and medium-sized commercial organizations. He is passionate for ensuring topics are addressed from different angles (commercial, operational, and technological) and across different stakeholders throughout all levels within the organization to ensure fresh perspectives and positive outcomes to complex problems. His specialties include ERP controls implementation and review, internal audit, IT strategy, SOX compliance, modelling, logical access control, and non-financial KPI assurance.