Jennifer Lafontaine is Senior Director, Project Audit in the Internal Audit (IA) group. She manages a Center of Expertise within the function focused on providing consulting and support to internal auditors in the auditing of project management controls. In addition, she leads a team of project management professionals in the execution of project assurance audits of major initiatives Enterprise wide. In parallel, Jennifer has taken a leadership role in shaping the future work of audit through the implementation and scaling out of the Agile Auditing strategy. This innovative approach to performing audits is an enabler of IA’s Audit 2020 strategic vision to re-imagine assurance.
Jennifer is a career RBCer with over 30 years’ experience in the organization. A Highly motivated, proactive and organized individual, she has worked in several platforms and functions over the years holding progressively senior roles. Prior to joining Internal Audit, Jennifer led the Program Management Support Services team in P & CB, supporting project management development, execution, oversight and reporting for multiple large scale programs. Prior to that, she has held roles in the branch network, operations, audit, Anti-Money Laundering Operations and program management.