Our Public Affairs Coordination Committee actively promotes the profession of internal auditing by communicating its value to governments, legislators, policy-makers, regulators and the media. It seeks to ensure the need for internal audit is taken into account when regulations and legislation is being drafted.
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Thierry Thouvenot has more than 15 years of experience in internal audit in the financial sector and five years of experience in external audit. Over the past 10 years, he has been Chief Audit Executive of a pan-European bank, which is active in private banking. Thierry has experience of internal auditing in Luxembourg, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and Russia. He also spent five years as a member of the KBC Group-wide Audit Management Committee. Thierry is a Board member of IIA Luxembourg and has been in charge of financial sector issues since 2010. He has served as Chairman of IIA Luxembourg. He was elected Vice President of ECIIA in 2017.
Manuel de Alzua
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.
Gabriela González-Valdés is deputy chief executive officer at The Institute of Internal Auditors in Spain.
IIA UK & Ireland
Melvyn Neate has over 30 years experience in Internal Audit. He is also a qualified accountant. He has led internal audit functions in both the private and public sectors including manufacturing, logistics, banking, financial services and central government, most notably as Director of Internal Audit for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the UK’s tax authority. He is a past President of the Chartered IIA for the UK and Ireland and has given numerous presentations on audit, fraud and risk management, both in the UK and overseas. He is currently an independent member of the audit committee for the Office of Rail Regulation, the safety and economic regulator for Britain’s railways.
IIA UK & Ireland
Dr. Ian Peters is Chief Executive Officer at Chartered IIA for UK & Ireland.
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.
Roberto Fargion is the Chief Executive Officer at IIA Italy.
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.
Philippe Mocquard is the Chief Executive Officer at IFACI.
Jonathan Moraes is the Technical Content Specialist at the Institute of Internal Auditors in Spain with more than 14 years of experience in the compliance, internal controls, and internal audit departments of multinational companies. He is also the 2019 chair of the European Institutes Research Group (EIRG)
Soledad is the Head of Internal Audit (CAE), Risk Management, and Internal Control at Canal de Isabel II (Public Entity) She is an MSc Civil Engineer, MBA, CIA, CCSA, CRMA and the first certified COSO in Spain. Since 2013 Soledad has collaborated with ECIIA and EUROSAI (European Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions) to establish common auditing guidelines for Internal Audits in Public Entities and SAI’S, and since 2017 she has been the Chair of the working group of both organizations.