Rachael Gardner

Senior Advisor

Rachael is a Senior Associate with Independent Audit. She is a Chartered Accountant whose extensive experience encompasses Risk, Audit and Financial Control in multiple industries.

Previously Rachael was Head of Audit for Centrica plc, including their insurance business where she was the appointed SMF 5 – Head of Internal Audit.  Before that she was Head of Assurance at Virgin Media. She has established second line of defence compliance functions as well as innovated the approach of Internal Audit to compliment a changing business model.  

Her many years of experience in audit and risk gives her a good appreciation of effective approaches for organisations’ risk and control functions, as well as hands on experience in evaluating the effectiveness of second line and third line functions.


Talk to Rachael Gardner