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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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 currently chairs the ECIIA’S Public Sector Committee. Melvyn has given numerous presentations on audit, fraud and risk management, both in the UK and overseas.
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.
Patrick de Boom
IAS European Commission
Patrick De Boom, Master of Public Administration (MPA), is passionate about public governance, strategic management and internal audit. After a career in the private sector, he has served the European Commission for over 30 years, of which the last 15 years in internal auditing, audit training and communication. He is also the Internal Audit Service’s annual Conference organiser.
Massimo is the Chief Audit Executive/Anti-Corruption and Transparency Officer and the Supervisory Board Member at
the “Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato Italiano” Spa (State Mint and Government Printing Office), with more than 15 years’
experience in internal audit, risk management, compliance, anti-corruption, and transparency.
He holds an MA in Economics, the CIA and CCSA.
Massimo is the Public Sector Committee coordinator and Board member for the IIA Italy, and a founder of the “Italian
Anti-Corruption and Transparency Association” (AITRA).
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.
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.
Claire de Soras
Claire is INTERPOL’s Head of Internal Audit, in charge of internal audit and risk management since 2019. She is a civil servant in the Ministry of the Interior, where she was among the first government officials to be trained in internal audit in 2011, and then in the LEAN method, which she has put into practice by managing her staff, of about 50 people. She has conducted numerous audits and process reviews for national and international administrations.