Helen Munter is a Senior Affiliate of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting segment of FTI Consulting and is based in San Francisco. Ms. Munter is a recognized expert in U.S. GAAP, U.S. GAAS, International Auditing Standards, PCAOB Rules and Regulations, SEC Rules and Regulations, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, including internal controls over financial reporting. Ms. Munter focuses on litigation and consulting projects concerning audit quality, auditor liability and technical accounting matters.
Ms. Munter provides a multi-faceted perspective on the overall state of audit quality and its impact on capital markets, reflecting her extensive experience in both auditing and regulatory oversight of the auditing process. She is an innovative thought leader who is able to translate ideas into strategies and effectively implement new programs.
Ms. Munter is CEO and Co-founder of ADIGEO LLC, a consulting firm focused on improving audit quality and helping firms respond to allegations by regulators and plaintiffs.
Ms. Munter previously served in the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board as Director, Division of Registration and Inspections, and Deputy Director, Northern California Leader. She led a nationwide team of more than 500 audit professionals representing more than 60% of the PCAOB's workforce, with responsibility for 14 regional and satellite offices. She also led teams responsible for inspection of three of the largest global accountancy firms.
Prior to Ms. Munter's PCAOB positions, she was an Audit Partner with Deloitte for 16 years in California, including two years working in Spain.
Ms. Munter frequently speaks on matters of interest to the auditing community and on the importance of the audit to capital markets.