The Insurance Committee promotes the professionalism of the internal audit function in the European insurance sector through knowledge sharing between member Institutes and practitioners. The Committee expresses the views of the profession on relevant regulatory guidelines and papers.
The ECIIA Insurance Committee has just published a new thought paper, Keeping the Internal Audit…
Insurers support IAIS work on FSB TCFD recommendations on climate-change related disclosureshttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ben-white-gEKMstKfZ6w-unsplash-scaled.jpg25601709ECIIAECIIAhttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ben-white-gEKMstKfZ6w-unsplash-scaled.jpg
The European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) released a report on Auditing Cybersecurity…
EIOPA issues opinion on sustainability within Solvency IIhttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/themes/crocal/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg150150ECIIAECIIAhttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/themes/crocal/images/empty/thumbnail.jpg
The European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) published today an Opinion on Sustainability and…
Foundations of Internal Auditing in Financial Services Firmshttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/gabriele-diwald-j2OprKAcWkQ-unsplash.jpg37682522ECIIAECIIAhttps://www.eciia.eu/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/gabriele-diwald-j2OprKAcWkQ-unsplash.jpg
Nora Gürtler is the Chief Audit Executive of Assicurazioni Generali Group and a member of the ECIIA Insurance Committee. Between 2011 and 2017, she has been the Chief Risk Officer of Generali Germany, leading the Solvency II implementation project there, since 2016 as a Board member. Nora is a Fellow of the German Actuarial Association (DAV), where she chairs the Education Committee. As a member of DAV’s Enterprise Risk Committee, she teaches Risk & Actuarial topics at DAV and at Salzburg University. Nora has a PhD in Mathematical Statistics from Karlsruhe University, where she graduated after studying Mathematics there and at ENS Lyon.
Ann Marie Andtback Beckman
Ann Marie is an experienced Head Of Internal Audit with a demonstrated history of working in the insurance industry. Skilled in Financial Risk, Internal Audit, Microsoft Excel, Risk Management, and Banking. Strong accounting professional graduated from the University of Stockholm. She has served as Chief Audit at AMF and she is currently the Chief Audit Executive at Sampo Group Internal Audit.
IIA UK & Ireland
Stephen joined the UK Insurance and Asset Manager, Legal & General Group as Group Chief Internal Auditor in 2014. He was previously Emerging Markets Chief Internal Auditor at RSA Insurance Group where he was responsible for the Internal Audit activity in the Group’s businesses across Latin America, Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe. His 25 years Internal Audit Experience has included Life, General and Healthcare Insurance in both the Company and Lloyd’s of London markets. He was also previously an Audit Consultant at the London Stock Exchange Group. Stephen is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
Ralph brings a wealth and breadth of experience with him, including from his most recent role as Group Chief Auditor at RSA Insurance Group Plc, where he also served as a member of the Group’s Executive Team. Before his time at RSA, Ralph headed up Deloitte UK’s internal audit services to the insurance industry and held senior audit positions at global insurer Aviva Plc. He started his career in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory practice in The Netherlands. Ralph holds a Masters in Finance from London Business School, as well as a Masters in Economics from Tilburg University, The Netherlands. Ralph is currently Head of Group Audit at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
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).