The Management Board is in charge of running the ECIIA. That includes implementing the strategy set by the General Assembly and developing policies and programmes to achieve our goals and objectives. It meets at least quarterly.
Dr.Iveta Reinholde is a professor of public administration at the University of Latvia. The fields of her research include public policy evaluation, internal and external audit. She is experienced in advising and designing policy recommendations for national and local governments as she is head of the Public Council of the National Audit Office (Latvia). Since 2018, she is a member of the board of IIA Latvia.
Robert is an Audit Director at K&H Bank and fulfills the role of the Methodology Head at KBC Group Audit. He gained his professional experience in Deloitte, Rabobank, Citibank, KBC Group, and K&H Bank in various audit functions over the past 20 years.
Robert integrates the IIA Hungary Board, and he already served as president of the institute. He is the President of the Internal Audit Workgroup at the Hungarian Banking Association.
IIA Italy / ECIIA Vice-President
Manuel de Alzua
IIA Spain// ECIIA Treasurer
Manuel De Alzua has been Head of Internal Audit of Amadeus IT group since 2013. He studied at the ISG business school and has held various roles related to finance, strategy, M&A and internal audit in companies such as Allianz, Havas, AXA, and Amadeus IT Group. He is a board member of IIA Spain.
Leen van der Plas
Leen is the Global Audit Division Head covering the internal audit activities of ING Netherlands and next to this he is managing the Global Audit Methodology and Quality Assurance activities of ING’s internal audit function. He has more than 30 years of experience in the financial sector, banking, and insurance, focusing on retail segments, risk & finance, and due diligence. He was chair of the IIA Netherlands Professional Practices committee until 2017 and since 2018 he is chair of the Audit Working Group of the Dutch Bankers Association. He is elected to the ECIIA Management Board in October 2021.
Jens Motel is Head of Unit Internal Auditing, Risk Management, Controlling Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control at BAFA. He previously served in adminstrative functions at BAFA. Motel is a board member of IIA Germany.
IIA Belgium / ECIIA President
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 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.
Martta Rajalahti is Senior Internal Auditor at OP Financial Group. She has over 20 years of experience in financing in various roles and almost 10 years with Internal Audit, both as Chief Audit Executive and Auditor. She is an active member of IIA Finland and an Instructor of CIA trainings