PKF won from a shortlist of six bidders for the work and will be particularly pleased at having taken work from the world’s biggest professional services firm.
Responsibilities for PKF will now include helping the Royal Parks to operate in a more commercial manner and provide value for money.
The firm will also help identify and classify risks across the whole scope of the Royal Parks’ operatons and provide an annual ‘opinion’ to the Audit Committee.
Tim Drew, partner at Pannell Kerr Forster, said: ‘Our Assurance and Risk Management team brings together people with considerable experience of providing internal audit services to various government sectors, education, charities and business and they are looking forward to working with Rouyal Parks Agency.’
Viviane Rovertson, head of policy,at Royal Parks Agency, said: ‘Internal audit has a vital role to play in the effectiveness and efficiency of the Royal Parks Agency. Pannell Kerr Forster’s expertise and experience will help maintain this.’
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