Noorida Baharuddin was appointed the Chief Internal Auditor in 2006 and heads the Audit and Consulting Services Division. Her main responsibilities include providing independent and objective assurance and consulting services which are designed to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of PIDM’s operations, reliability and integrity of PIDM’s financial reporting as well as ensure PIDM’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
She has 20 years of combined experience in auditing, risk management and policy development gained through her career with an external audit firm, regulatory bodies and a public-listed company. Her auditing experience includes external and internal auditing as well as supervisory examination. In supervisory examination, she had led examinations of capital market institutions and intermediaries licensed and supervised by the Securities Commission, as well as offshore financial and insurance institutions licensed by the Labuan Financial Services Authority (LFSA), formerly known as Labuan Offshore Financial Services Authority. She was also involved in the development and implementation of enterprise-wide risk management for LFSA. On attachment with the Islamic Financial Services Board, she gained experience in the development of standards for the Islamic financial services industry. She holds a Bachelor of Business degree in accounting from the University of Tasmania, Australia and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Universiti Institut Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Malaysia. She is a Certified Practising Accountant (Australia), a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia and a Certified Financial Planner with the Financial Planning Association of Malaysia.