The Advocacy Sub Committee mandate is to arrange and facilitate the cooperation with IIA Global on advocacy initiatives and coordination and communication with the National Institutes advocacy contacts
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Insurance regulators and supervisors across Europe are increasingly looking to internal auditors to help their…
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Internal auditors need to remain vigilant following recent data showing that macro risks, such as…
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Regulators should require regular, structured and ongoing dialogue between the competent authorities supervising insurers and…
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John Bendermacher is a former member of the IIA Global Board of Directors (2015-2019 and Executive Committee (2018/2019), and the Global Advocacy Committee (2016/2018). He also was a member and Chairman of the IIA Netherlands Board (2012/2018).
John is Chief Audit Executive of Euroclear group (based in Brussels, Belgium) and has a long career in Internal Audit and in the IIA.
Mr. Martin Studer has joined Zurich Insurance Company Ltd in 2014 as the Head of Group Audit. From 1992 to 2013 Mr. Martin Studer was employed by Ernst & Young holding roles as EMEA Managing Partner Risk Services, Managing Partner Advisory Services for Germany, Switzerland and Austria, and Head of Global Internal Audit. He has a global track record in successfully driving profitable operational growth, building, transforming and leading business for up to approx. 3’000 professionals, spanning US, Asia, Europe, Middle East, and India. He combines Board and Executive Management, risk management, internal and external audit, internal control, investigation experiences. Mr. Martin Studer is a frequent speaker for Business Performance, Governance, Risk & Control related topics at public conferences and for academic programs. Mr. Martin Studer studied Business Administration and Economy at the University of Basel and graduated with a Master of Arts (Business Administration and Economy) in 1991, and is a ‘Certified Public Accountant’ (Switzerland).
Andrea is Head of Group Internal Audit (CAE) at UNIQA since 2020. Before, she worked several years in internal and external audit, nine of them within the insurance industry. She has a strong finance and managerial background, with a degree in Financial Management and Business Education. She holds an EMBA from the University of Minnesota and a ‘Certification in Risk Management Assurance’.
Maria Luisa Gutierrez
ECIIA Secretary General
Pascale Vandenbussche is Managing Director of Meilleurs Conseils Financiers. She was Senior Manager with the global consultancy Accenture for the Finance and Performance Management Product Line. Prior to that, she was Financial Director, Europe for the Sicpa Group, a leading global provider of security inks. She started work as an External Auditor at KPMG before moving to a division of the industrial conglomerate Union Minière as an Internal Audit Manager. Pascale teaches Finance in several business schools in Belgium and France. In 2010, she was appointed Secretary of the Board of ECIIA. Since October 2011, she has been Secretary General of ECIIA.”
Astrid Langeveld-Vos is the Chief Audit Executive of Achmea since 2014 at Achmea, a large financial services company within the Netherlands with focus on Insurance (Health, Non-Life, Life etc). She started her career in 1995 at a health insurance company (later on Achmea) in an internal control function. Langeveld-Vos continued her career as a.o. an auditor and IT auditor, manager responsible for setting up the (Functional line) with the internal audit department and in 2010 as member of the management team within Achmea Internal Audit. She is a certified accountant and also has a CISA certification. Besides her work at Achmea, Astrid is also a member of the Board of the Institute of Internal Auditors in the Netherlands and a member of the Insurance and Pension funds committee within the Institute of Certified Accountants (NBA) in which she represents the internal audit function of Insurance Companies.
Maria Luisa Gutierrez
Amaury De Warenghien
Jeannine is the Global Head of Internal Audit at Allianz SE since May 2020. Before, she held the positions of Group Chief Compliance Officer and Deputy General Counsel. Prior to joining Allianz in 2003, Jeannine was a salary partner in a German-based international law firm. She is a German doctor of law and holds an Executive Master of European and International Business Law degree from the University of Sankt Gallen, Switzerland (M.B.L.-HSG).