Daniel Clayton

Management Consultant - Oversight, Risk and Control - Accountability Consulting

Innovative Organizational Engineer with expertise in enterprise risk management, systems thinking, and governance

Advisor Biography

Daniel Clayton is a solutions-focused Senior Executive with more than 20 years of success across the healthcare, higher education, government, and federal defense industries. Leveraging extensive experience in board design, internal information system development, oversight, and control, he is a valuable advisor for an organization establishing a board or struggling to meet the board's needs and objectives. His broad areas of expertise include enterprise risk management, systems thinking, governance, and organizational leadership.

Throughout his executive career, Daniel has held leadership positions with Internal Strategic Consulting, The University of Texas System, and CHAN HEALTHCARE.


May 2019 - Present

Management Consultant - Accountability Consulting

  • Develop strategic improvement plans for government, audit, and risk functions
  • Design systems for governance, risk, and control

July 2016 - Present

Committee of Research & Education Advisers - International Institute of Internal Auditors - International Institute of Internal Auditors

December 2013 - May 2019

System Audit Office - Director of Strategy and Knowledge Management - The University of Texas System - The University of Texas System

  • Led the design of a system-wide objective centric risk process across 130 auditors
  • Contributed to the development of a board assessment of 300 regent rules and policies and recommended changes in design and templates that impacted policy program and board process

Advisor Skills


Organizational Leadership

Enterprise Risk Management

Systems Thinking