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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).
IIA Luxembourg / Vice Chair
Thierry is the Chief Audit Executive of a pan European ECB supervised bank active in Private Banking (KBL). He has more than 20 years of experience in internal audit in the financial sector within major European countries and is a Board member of IIA Luxembourg, where he served as Chairman from 2012 to 2016.
He was elected to the ECIIA Management Board in 2015 and became Vice President of ECIIA in 2017. At ECIIA, he is also the Chairman of the Public Affairs Coordination Committee and the Vice Chairs of the Banking and Insurance Committees.
Serenella de Candia
Serenella holds a Degree in Business Economics from Università Cattolica of Milan and is a Certified Accountant (Revisore dei Conti and Dottore Commercialista). She started her career at Arthur Andersen in 1994 as External Auditor and Consultant for financial and insurance companies, with several roles from junior Auditor to Manager. She joined UniCredit in 2000, as Deputy of the Head of Group Audit for banking subsidiaries; she held various managerial positions in Internal Audit. From 2008 to 2010 she worked for a medium-sized Italian Banking Group as Head of Internal Audit. In 2011 she was appointed General Manager and in 2012 CEO of UniCredit Audit, subsidiary specialized in auditing services and was also responsible for Country ltaly Network Audit. In October 2014 she was appointed Head of Group Audit. Since September 2016 she is the Chief Audit Executive of UNICREDIT GROUP. She is responsible for Audit activities and is the Head of the Internal Audit Competence Line.
Jamie Graham is the Chief Audit Executive at Nordea and is based in Sweden. He has 20 years’ experience in the financial services audit sector having previously held various roles in Internal Audit at Barclays and external audit with PWC. Graham has been a member of the ECIIA Banking Committee since 2017 and took on the role of Chairman in February 2019.
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
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).
Ernesto Martinez Gomez
Ernesto is chairman of the Spanish Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) since 2014 and member of the Board of Directors of the Global IIA since 2011. He is also a member of the Audit Committee of the Global IIA (2013) as well as the Professional Certifications Board. He is Internal Auditing Group Executive Vice President of the Santander Group, with more than twenty years experience in the financial sector. Ernesto has worked extensively all over the world; first as an external auditor and consultant, and then in Santander Group, where he has worked as a risk analyst and financial control vice-president in Santander Investment bank. Finally, he joined Internal Auditing sixteen years ago, where he has been audit director of different departments and CAE in Banesto, the Spanish banking subsidiary of the Santander Group. He is CIA and holds the CRMA certifications. He also holds a 5 year degree in Business Administration and one in Philosophy. He has lectured for four years in audit, accounting and financial analysis subjects, participating in several Master and IIA programs, and is a speaker in many conferences and international congresses as well.
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.