Group Head of Internal Audit, The Weir Group PLC

Tayo is a highly accomplished strategic finance leader, mentor, and coach, renowned for delivering stellar results in both FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Equipped with extensive knowledge of European and US GAAP, coupled with a wealth of experience in auditing, governance, risk management, and assurance. Proven expertise in optimising processes and controls to align with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standards, leveraging cutting-edge technologies like Robotic Process Automation, Data Analytics, and Visualisation.

A skilled communicator with a demonstrated ability to influence decision-makers at all levels, excelling in motivating teams to achieve peak performance even in demanding environments. Recognised as a driver of business value, honored with various awards for outstanding contributions to organisational performance, and holding an MBA with distinction.

Serving as a Non-Executive Director, Tayo also is actively engaged in industry leadership forums and advisory panels. Noteworthy achievements include being named the 2021 Governance Risk & Controls (GRC) Role Model of the Year, finalist for the IIA’s 2022 Inspirational Leader Award and One of BDO’s 2023 Inspirational Woman Leader of the year.