The Banking Committee aims to be the consolidated voice for the profession of internal auditing in the Banking Sector in Europe and a respected partner for the European regulatory bodies. They represent and develop the internal audit profession and good corporate governance by providing feedback from auditing practice in European banks.
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The European Banking Authority published its Guidelines specifying the role and responsibilities of the anti-money laundering and…
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The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) submitted questions to the EC asking for clarification on the Sustainable Finance…
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The European Commission has adopted technical standards to be used by financial market participants when disclosing sustainability-related…
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Andrea Bracht heads up the Internal Audit department of Commerzbank AG on Executive level.
Until she took over her role in October 2015 she was in charge of overseeing all audit activities related to Commerzbank AG’s investment banking business globally.
Being a trained bank officer with a degree in business administration (Universities of Passau, Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and Budapest), Andrea started her career in Dresdner Bank where she worked in Group Audit’s Investment banking audit division. In 2007 she became Chief Operating Officer of Group Treasury being responsible for the management of the function’s operational business for more than five years. Andrea is member of the executive board of the DIIR – Deutsches Institut für Interne Revision (German IIA).
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.
IIA UK & Ireland// Vice-Chair
Group Chief Internal Auditor, Bank of Ireland.
Pascal Augé began his career at Societe Generale Group in 1986. After working for eight years in the Group’s internal auditing department, the “Inspection Generale”, he joined Corporate and Investment Banking as deputy head of the media and telecom Group. In 1997 he became deputy head for Western Europe. In 1998, he took over as head of Corporate Banking in London, and was then country head for Germany in 2001 and then for Italy in 2005. In 2007, Pascal Augé was appointed Director of Human Resources and member of the Executive Committee at Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking, and in 2009 he became Head of Western Europe for SG CIB.
In 2012 Pascal Augé was appointed Deputy Head of Global Transaction Banking and a member of the Group’s General Management. Committee on 1 January 2013. He became Head of Global Transaction and Payment Services in March 2013. In November 2019, Pascal Augé was appointed Head of the Inspection and Audit division.
Rafael Lorenzo Lopez
Maria Rontogianni has over 25 years of professional experience in senior and executive management positions in both the financial services and the telecommunications industries. Over the course of her career she has successfully met the challenges and embraced the opportunities of working in both the US and European markets. Her expertise is in internal auditing and has held several roles including that of regulator, consultant and internal auditor. She is a talented communicator, an accomplished public speaker, coach and motivator. Maria’s ability to design strategies and execute them has distinguished her as an effective leader across cultures and industries.
Willem-Jan worked for more then 10 years as an external auditor with PwC, of which he spent 2 years in London in the Banking and Capital Markets unit.
He joined ING’s Corporate Audit Services (CAS) department in 2007. First as a Senior Audit Manager within CAS Wholesale Banking, where he was globally responsible for audits on Financial Markets. In 2009, Willem-Jan headed the Audit department of Wholesale Americas in New York. Starting 2011, Willem-Jan became Chief Auditor Global Functions in which he covered the audits on Finance and the broad aspects of Risk Management as well as Financial Markets and Payments. In May 2014, he became the Global Audit Division Head for Wholesale Banking and was appointed as ING’s Group Head of Audit in December 2019.
Willem-Jan holds a bachelor degree in Business Economics, a master degree in Information Management and is a chartered accountant (Dutch RA qualification). In addition, he is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Risk Management Auditor (CRMA).
Francisco is the Chief Audit Executive and Deputy General Manager at Bankinter Group since 2016 and a member of the Council of the Spanish Institute of Internal Auditors since 2019. He has developed most of his professional career at Bankinter, occupying various positions of responsibility. After being Head of the International Division for more than 7 years, in 2006 he became Chief Operating Officer (COO). In 2012 he became Human Resources Director, and in 2016 he was appointed as Chief Audit Executive for the Bankinter Group, including all subsidiaries in Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg, and Ireland.
Francisco has a Bachelor of Law, a Master of “Management of International Trade” degree, a Master of “On-Line business” degree, and has developed some Leadership Programs. He is also a lecturer at different Business Schools, participating in several Master Programs. In addition, is a COSO ERM and Certified Business Controller.
ECIIA Secretary General
Pascale Vandenbussche is ECIIA Secretary General since 2011. She was Director at Accenture for the Finance and Performance Management Product Line.She has more than 15 years experience in financial functions in various industrial companies (Sicpa Group, Diamant Board,..). She started as an External Auditor at KPMG.