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Piotr Welenc, CISA, CGEIT


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  • 2008 - Graduate CGEIT (ISACA IT Governance Certificate – first in Poland)

  • CIA – part I (passed), part IV (Professional Recognition Credit). (Part II &III – exams in preparation)

  • 2007 – Graduate CISA

  • 2000-2007 - Systems Research Institute Polish Academy of Science. Doctoral studies “Computer science in management and finance” – passed. A doctoral dissertation “IT Auditing as a method of design and implementation IT Governance in the process-oriented organization” (dissertation in preparation).

  • 1996-2000 – Pawel Wlodkowic University College in Plock, faculty of Computer Science, specialization: computer networks administration. Diploma: engineer IT (magna cum laude). Prize winner from the School President.

  • 1985-1989  - High school. Specialty: mathematics – physics;

  • 1981-1988 – National Music School (piano class). Diploma - passed


  • Accreditation “Quality Assurance Validator” – course prepared and conducted by IIA Global.

  • Training courses participant in the Central Banks – DeutscheBundesbank,  European Central Bank in Germany, Banco d’ Italia in Italy – internal audit & IT audit courses participant.

  • ACL course participant – “ACL 201 Data Analysis Techniques: An ACL Workshop” – 2007, London




  • 2001 – at present: audit, advisory and consultancy experience in the NETSOFT CONSULTING (company owner, freelancer, independent auditor) http://governance.pl

  • 2009/09-11/ – Deputy of Director Internal Audit Dept. Polish Insurance Company (ZUS)

  • 2008 – 2009 - chief specialist in the Strategic Management Bureau (Process Management Team) in the National Bank of Poland.

  • 2001 – 2008 senior specialist (since 2005 – chief specialist) in the  IT Audit Division in the Internal Audit Department of the National Bank of Poland.

  • 1998-1999 – LAN Administrator in Plock Central Library.

  • 1997-1999 - WAN and LAN Administrator in the Computer Center of Electrical Company Plock (ZEP-INFO). IT Infrastructure Management Division.


  • Member of ISACA and The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA Poland and IIA Global).

-        2007 – 2009 – the Board Member the IIA Poland Institute.

-        2005-2007 - member of Society Court IIA Poland.

Jobs, tasks, projects

As IT auditor


Reviewer of governance, risk management, and controls over the NBP IT processes, platforms, databases, network, systems development, and enterprise business systems. Manager, executor or co-executor audit projects both as team leader and as a member of a team of audits in many IT systems in the National Bank of Poland (electronic banking system, payment system, accounting system, treasury system), systems based on the internet technologies, personal details protection structures, banking business systems, Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system in the NBP, other systems based on www technologies, personnel and payment systems, audit and risk management systems and others. Manager, executor or co-executor of security policy audits in the NBP and audit projects: “TARGET2 Migration”, “SWIFT in operation” for European Central Bank. Manager of many audit projects. In the National Bank of Poland audit manager in the NBP Economical Education Portal IT audit. Supervisor of external auditors works for NBP as a scope of IT audit in Economical Education Portal. Since two years member and supervisor of The Control Committee. Independent external auditor in many public and private companies (since 2004 year – at present).

Knowledge in the: IA Quality Assurance, IT Governance, corporate governance, SWIFT, ITIL, ISO27000, PRINCE2, PMBOOK, SOX2002, CMM, Key Risk Indicators, BASEL II), ERM COSO.


As independent auditor or consultant


  • “Risk analysis and security policy” for UNIZETO Sp. z o. o.

  • Executor of IT audit (the Municipal Court).

  • Executor of IT audit The Warsaw Municipal Government Office

  • Risk Management Integral System implementation for PKP (Polish Railway Company).

  • Adviser of Internal Audit Departament in the building internal control and risk management system in the BRE Bank S.A (part of Commerzbank). Quality assurance advisor.

  • e-learning project for ING Bank (part of AIB Bank).

  • advisor in building integral system supports of internal audit and risk management activities of the TRIDENT SOFTWARE GROUP Corp. Trainer of “audit and risk management software”.

  • Advisor in strategic management, auditing, risk management, internal control, strategic and operational controlling in the company “Royal Collection”.

  • Process analysis in banks, risk analysis, security polices, business continuing plans – audit or consulting.

As lecturer and trainer

Until 2004 trainer and lecturer on internal audit, risk analysis, IT audit in 12 non-public universities or colleges in Poland - lecturer on accountancy process IT support, risk analysis, internal audit (including government audit), audit ethics, psychological aspects of quality, computer techniques support of internal audit and some aspects of quality assurance and information security. Supervisor of several master’s thesis’s about internal audit, IT audit and risk management. 2007 - 2008 was a trainer on CGAP exams course, subject: IT audit, fraud investigation and IIA Standards. In 2004-2005 lecturer in European Audit and Control Institute (He lectured on Sarbaness - Oxley Act 2002). Since 2002 lecturer on internal audit issues, BASEL II and operating risk for inspectors in the Polish General Inspectorate of the Banking Supervisory Bureau and representatives of 19 commercial banks of Poland. Lecturer of risk management issues and corporate governance for Supervisory Board of BRE Bank, Board of Directors “Cooperative Bank” in Brodnica, Sanok, Lowicz and others. Lecturer on operating risk issues for Polish insurance Company. Lecturer of BASEL II and operating risk for international initiative TIBS (Training International Bank Supervisory) conference for the of Middle-East Europe banks, recommended by Polish Banking Supervisory Inspectorate. Speaker of IBM conference about internal audit IT techniques support, for representatives of Middle-East Europe banks. Lecturer in “The National Center for the Training of Bank Personnel of Ukraine” /Kiev/.

Lecturer and trainer on:

  • Postgraduate Studies Quality and Security Management
  • Warsaw University of Technology.
  • Cracow University of Technology
  • Faculty of Economic Science Warsaw University,
  • Warsaw Banking Institute,
  • Law and Science Institute Polish Academy of Science,
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors - Poland
  • National School of Public Administration.
  • Institute of International Research
  • BPP
  • Polish Academy of Accounting
  • Institute of Accountancy and Taxes
  • Catolic University of Lublin

As speaker

Speaker of many polish and international conferences, speaker on the course about “risk based auditing” for the workers Polish Banking Supervisory Inspectorate, Ministry of Finance, PKN Orlen, PZU S.A., Fiat Bank Poland S.A, ING Bank, BZWBK (part of AIB Bank), BGK (Polish Bank), Polish Settlement Office, Polkomtel S.A., PKP Polish Railway Company S.A., ZUS, internal auditors from many polish offices, managers, members of the banks boards for example: Supervisory Board of BRE Bank, internal auditors of Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Finance. Lecturer on the PolKA2002, PolKA2003 conferences, in the polish chapter of ISACA, speaker of ACFE Poland, speaker on the scientific symposium about quality audit, Quality Center of Cracow University of Technology, speaker of IIA Poland on many conferences and events; speaker conference of security and personal details protection in the IT systems, organized by the ITGROUP Corp.



Reviewer of articles about operating risk management in the banks, published in polish press (Banking Newspaper and Law Newspaper), “Bank and Credit “ Magazine.

Author of the 21 scientific or press publications concerning IT audit, internal audit, accountancy support IT systems and risk management systems, IT Governance, corporate governance, risk management.


english, polish, russian


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Psychology, cultures of another countries. I like to play the piano.













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