Ir. Dirk Steuperaert

Ir. Dirk Steuperaert

Managing Consultant
Expert areas: Accounting & Control (Auditing), Context (Technology), Information Technology (COBIT, Information Security Management, IT Governance), Management & Organisation (IT Management, Risk Management)


Dirk Steuperaert is an independent consultant, operating the company “IT in Balance BVBA”.

IT In Balance provides education, coaching and consulting services on Governance of enterprise IT and IT Risk Management, based on the ISACA frameworks COBIT 5 and previously COBIT 4.1 and Risk IT.

Main clients today are ISACA and PwC. For ISACA IT In Balance has managed the development of the new COBIT 5 Framework and related deliverables, as well as the Risk IT framework. For PwC  IT in Balance is subcontractor for various IT governance related assignments. In addition, the organization runs several successful courses and workshop on IT Risk Management and recently on COBIT 5 throughout the world for a variety of clients.

Recent teaching experience of Dirk includes various sessions on COBIT 5 and IT Risk Management at several universities and management schools, including Uantwerpen, Ugent, Solvay Business School, Antwerp Management School.


  • Lead developer of COBIT 5 for Risk, ISACA, 2013
  • Lead developer of COBIT 5, A Business Framework for the Governance and Management of Enterprise IT, ISACA, 2012