The cooperation between EUROSAI and ECIIA focuses on the way SAIs and internal auditors can work together to promote mutual understanding and better governance across Europe, supported by their regional networks.
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Internal auditors and representatives from supreme audit institutions shared best practices at a recent seminar…
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
Jo Rowley is Deputy Director – Audit Practice for the United Kingdom’s Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA). Her role includes oversight of internal audit policy, methodology, quality assurance and the training panel within GIAA.
IAS European Commission
Ciaran provides advice and information to EC’s IAS’ senior and middle management on the latest innovations in the internal audit profession by liaising with the professional bodies in the audit and accounting field and active participation in internal audit-related events (professional institutes and international public-sector networks; RIAS; HOIA, etc.). He represents the IAS and liaise with the European Court of Auditors (ECA), the external auditors of the EU, in particular with regard to audit methodology.
Massimo Proietti has more than 10 years of experience in the evaluation of Internal Control Systems and in the Management of projects with high complexity. He is a teacher in training courses including “Integrated evaluation methodology of the Internal Control System” at the Italian Association of Internal Auditors
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.
Soledad Llamas Tutor
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.”
Niina Sipiläinen is a Head of internal audit at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health (Finland). She previously worked as a Head of internal audit at the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). She is a member of public sector committee at the IIA Finland and a former board member of at the IIA Finland.
IIA Czech Republic
Tomáš Pivoňka is Chairman of the Board of Czech IIA, and Chief Audit Executive at CEZ, Europe’s eighth largest energy company. He is a member of IIA‘s Global Advocacy Committee, of the Czech Public Audit Oversight Board Coordination Committee, and a member of the Czech European Confederation of Directors Associations. He is a regular speaker at conferences, universities, roundtables and other events.
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.