City announces new Internal Auditor

Guelph, Ont., December 16, 2019— The City of Guelph is pleased to announce that Karl Hutchinson has been chosen to fill the position of Internal Auditor.

As the City’s General Manager, Internal Audit, Mr. Hutchinson has overall responsibility for the internal audit function. The internal auditor provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services across the City of Guelph and related boards that is guided by a philosophy of adding value to enhance the operations of the City. Mr. Hutchinson will report administratively to the Chief Administrative Officer and functionally to the Committee of the Whole’s Audit Committee.

“Karl’s experience in audit and risk management will ensure we continue to be transparent and accountable to the citizens of this city,” said Scott Stewart, Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Guelph.

Mr. Hutchinson comes to the City most recently from London Life Insurance where he was the Audit Manager; before that, he held the position of Senior Internal Auditor with Waterloo Region District School Board. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from University of Western Ontario, a Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) and is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Mr. Hutchinson will start with the City on January 13, 2020.

Media Contact

Scott Stewart, Chief Administrative Officer
City of Guelph
519-822-1260 extension 2221
scott.stewart@guelph.ca