The quality services panel
The IIA quality services panel consists of independent internal audit experts, with wide-ranging experience across both the public and private sectors.
Dr Sarah Blackburn CFIIA
Sarah was President of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors in 2010/11 and is a non-executive member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Currently Director of Wayside Network Ltd, a consultancy specialising in governance risk management and internal audit. Formerly: head of global audit and assurance Exel Plc (now part of DHL), head of group operational audit and risk management Lex Services Plc (now part of Aviva), head of group audit Kingfisher, head of group audit Argos and audit senior KPMG.
Rachel Bowden CMIIA
Currently Director of internal audit & risk management services for RSM Tenon. Provides training for internal staff and audit committees for client organisations and designs and delivers internal audit effectiveness reviews. Formerly: technical director RSM Bentley Jennison and internal audit positions at B&Q, KPMG, Guildford Borough Council and British Gas.
Chris Butler CFIIA
Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors and a recipient of the Institute's Distinguished Service Award. Chris recently retired as deputy director, Head of Internal Audit HM Treasury (2011). Formerly at HM Treasury: head of assurance, control and risk, principal head of computer audit and computer audit consultant
Iain Lillistone FIIA
Currently operates an accountancy practice specialising in internal audit & risk advisory activity. Formerly: interim head of internal audit & risk management Housing21, head of internal audit transformation Vodafone Group, head of internal audit Vodafone UK & Ireland and management accountant with Butterworth Heinemann.
Richard Nelson FIIA
Richard was President of the IIA in 2002/03 and a member of the global task force that produced the current IPPF. He is currently director and freelance trainer of a risk management and internal audit consultancy. Formerly: Director Numerica Plc responsible for risk management and internal audit, head of finance, Transco Operations, head of audit Lattice Group and senior audit manager British Gas.
James Paterson PIIA
James is a consultant and trainer in risk, assurance, internal audit and governance. Formerly: chief internal auditor for AstraZeneca PLC, head of group financial reporting for AstraZeneca and delivery of external quality assessments while working for KPMG.
Professor Robin Pritchard
Professor Pritchard is Chair of Severnside Housing Association and a non-executive director of the National Patient Safety Agency (Chair of Audit and Risk). He is currently Head of Centre for internal audit, governance and risk management at Birmingham City University. Formerly: Partner at HLB Kidson, director of internal audit for the public and voluntary sectors at Binder Hamlyn and chief internal audit Staffordshire County Council.
Martin Robinson CFIIA
Martin is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors. He is a risk and internal audit consultant and trainer and a member of the Fraud Advisory Panel (FAP). Formerly: LloydsTSB head of risk training, head of business audit Lloyds TSB.
Vicky is an independent internal audit consultant. She has a comprehensive understanding and practical experience of the financial services sector and Sox regulations. Vicky chairs our insurance special interest group and has written for our Audit & Risk Magazine and more recently two pieces of SII guidance for our members. Vicky has also advised the FSA in relation to the role of internal audit with regard to SII.
Chris Baker CMIIA
The IIA's Technical Manager responsible for the promotion of the IPPF, delivery of guidance and coordinator of EQA services. Formerly: director of risk management and internal audit EAGA Partnership, group head of internal audit Home Group Housing Association, head of internal audit JIAS University IA Consortium.