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Heads of Internal Audit Service

Join our community of senior internal audit professionals

Keep up to date with important issues in risk, governance and control, and connect with people who understand the challenges you face. The Heads of Internal Audit Service (HIAS) will help you meet the growing demands being placed on senior internal audit professionals.

Membership of HIAS runs from 1 April to 31 March each year. The annual fee for 2017–18 is £780 +VAT but this is pro-rated, so you can join today for £195 +VAT. This is payable in addition to your standard membership subscription.

You must be a current member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors in order to join HIAS, if you aren't a member you can pay both fees at the same time. 

Existing IIA member?  Join HIAS today

New to the IIA?  Join the IIA and HIAS at the same time

Can you afford not to join us?

As a HIAS member, you will be able to network with your peers and influence audit policy and practice in the UK and Ireland. You'll also have access to the latest guidance developed specifically for heads of internal audit.

  1. Get ahead and stay up to date 
    Receive updates on the latest developments in the profession to help you respond to the demands of a competitive and increasingly regulated business climate.
  2. Build your network
    Meet and share ideas with peers from a range of sectors, private and public.
  3. Lead the profession 
    Help influence current and future thinking on internal audit. HIAS members are at the forefront of the profession.
  4. Share best practice 
    Compare practices, benchmark your organisation, and learn new ways of working. 
  5. Be active
    Demonstrate your commitment to the profession. 

Discover the full benefits of membership

You'll be in good company

30% of the FTSE 100 have a head of internal audit who is a HIAS member. The group is relatively small, at around 250 members, but it comprises some of the most influential people in the internal audit profession. 

What do HIAS members say?

Invaluable network

'The IIA's Heads of Internal Audit Service provides an invaluable network and opportunity to interact and exchange views with professional colleagues.

Through forum meetings and other means including a speciality newsletter, a news round up service, and a dedicated section on the website, we are kept updated on the key issues facing the profession. I thoroughly recommend membership of the Service.' 

Dr Raymond Keitch
Chesapeake Plc 

I have developed my thinking

'The IIA's Heads of Internal Audit Service has provided forums through which I have developed my thinking by sharing concepts and ideas with other audit professionals.'

Ellen Wright
General Medical Council