Brian Janda

Acting Director

Office of Internal Oversight and Performance Assurance

Brian Janda is Acting Director of the PCAOB’s Office of Internal Oversight and Performance Assurance (IOPA), which conducts internal reviews of the programs and operations of the PCAOB to help ensure their efficiency, integrity, and effectiveness. The assurance provided by IOPA is intended to promote the confidence of the public, the SEC, and Congress in the integrity of PCAOB programs and operations. Before being named Acting Director, Mr. Janda served as IOPA’s Deputy Director. 

Prior to joining the PCAOB in 2019, Mr. Janda worked at Northrop Grumman, leading the Launch Vehicles Division’s Government Compliance function. He has also held various internal audit, accounting, and information technology roles at other commercial organizations. Mr. Janda began his career at an international auditing and accounting firm.

Mr. Janda is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Internal Auditor. His specialization within internal audit has been utilizing data analytics and implementing continuous auditing applications. He earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in accountancy from Brigham Young University.