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Midlands committee

Welcome to the Midlands committee

Our flagship event: the Midlands Conference

The Midlands committee delivers a range of events and networking functions, tailored specially for members in the Midlands region.

The committee prides itself on professionalism and the opportunities it offers for interacting and sharing ideas.

Words from the Chair

If you have any suggestions for topics, speakers or venues please contact us. I look forward to meeting you at one of our events in the future.

Aneeta Banga FCCA, Chair

At a glance

  • Areas covered: Derbyshire, Hereford, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcester.
  • Did you know that the West Midlands hosted the 2022 Commonwealth Games, bringing athletes from 71 nations to compete in 19 disciplines across 10 venues from Cannock Chase to Royal Leamington Spa?
  • The region is also the birthplace of scientific, cultural and technology advancement such as the Industrial Revolution, Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson’s dictionary, Sir Edward Elgar, Lincoln Cathedral, Sir Isaac Newton, Ironbridge, and JRR Tolkien.

Courses, seminars and events

For details of all courses, seminars and events provided by our Midlands committee, visit our Training & Events section.

Meet the team

Aneeta Banga, BA, FCCA, Chair

With 17 years of experience in the internal audit and risk profession, Aneeta has held senior positions in practice, industry, and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), working with global and complex businesses. Aneeta has participated in many Audit Committees and Board meetings, offering insight, advice, and solutions while building relationships across the C-suite, management, and key stakeholders. As an integral part of her role, she has created risk-based audit plans and developed internal audit strategies that align with business objectives. Aneeta has also recruited, managed, and built an internal audit function, ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, regulatory requirements, and internal audit guidance International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and Corporate Governance Code.

Aneeta serves and the Chair of the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Central Regions, providing strategic insights on areas such as regulatory changes, enhancing governance requirements, and promoting best industry practice.

Aneeta’s experience, expertise and commitment to excellence has led to meaningful contributions to businesses and to the wider profession.

Ashok Suman, FCCA, Vice Chair

Ash has over 16 years of audit experience, with the vast majority of that time being spent in Internal Audit. He started his career with KPMG, working in both their External and Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance functions across a number of regulated and non-regulated sectors such as Retail, Oil and Gas, Energy, Construction, Fast Moving Consumable Goods and Manufacturing. Following his time at KPMG, he worked For Dignity as a member of their in-house Internal Audit Team, Central England Co-operative as their Head of Internal Audit and now for the BBC. He Has a range of experience from SOX, J-SOX, financial due diligence and acquisitions, compliance testing and project assurance, as well as significant senior management and C-suite level engagement. He is a Business, Computing and IT graduate and a professionally qualified chartered accountant.

Committee members

Dave Mitchell BSC, CMIIA


Nicola Brown, ISACA
Committee member

Peter Chambers CMIIA, FCPFA, CFE
Committee member

Committee member

David Heywood BSc, ACA
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Jay Hussain CPFA
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Chris Kenny, CMIIA, CISA
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Marina McQuade, CMIIA
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Vivienne Shapley MRICS
Committee member

Stuart Wills CIA, CRMA
Committee member

Get in touch

Got a question? You can reach the committee Chair, Aneeta, by email at or by telephone on 07921 573706