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Sally Clark

Board of Directors

Sally is a Senior Advisor at Acin, the data standards firm for non-financial risk and controls.

Previously, she was Chief Internal Auditor at Barclays from 2014 to 2019. Her role was to run the 650-strong global function providing assurance to key stakeholders on the effectiveness of the control environment at Barclays. She was passionate about helping the bank succeed through the work undertaken by Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) and through the continuous programme of improvement within the function itself. Before that she was the Chief of Administration for BIA. Her responsibilities revolved around strategy for the function along with professional practices including QA, training and development, BIA operations and communications. 

A qualified executive coach and Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management, Sally also mentored staff within Barclays and was the ExCo sponsor for the wellbeing agenda. 

Sally joined Barclays in September 2012 from RBS, where she was Head of Operational Risk, Global Banking and Markets. In her nine years at RBS, Sally held various audit roles in Wealth and Corporate Markets along with heading up Audit Strategy, Operations and Development. Prior to this, Sally spent 18 years at JP MorganChase where she became Audit Partner and Co-Head of Investment Banking Audit for EMEA.  

Sally has a track record of success in developing and executing strategy, driving operational excellence and audit delivery. She served on the Council of the Institute of Internal Auditors for three years and was Deputy President in 2018/19.