COA’s Heidi Mendoza nominated
as UN Usec-Gen for Oversight

HEIDI MENDOZA, commissioner of the Philippines’s Commission on Audit, has been nominated to a senior position in the United Nations.

In a press advisory released from New York oct. 5, the UN said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultations with Chairs of Regional Groups, informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint COA’s Mendoza “as the new Under-Secretary-General for Internal Oversight Services for a five-year non-renewable term.”

Appointed in 2011 to the COA , Mendoza  is the chairperson of the Audit Committee on Public Sector Auditing Standards Board and External Auditor for the Food and Agriculture Organization, World Health Organization and International Labour Organization.

A certified public accountant, Mendoza has over 20 years of service in government particularly in the field of audit, investigation, fraud examination, anti-corruption and integrity advocacy, the UN noted.