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IIA South West conference 2019

Evolving with the business

The ability to deliver effective assurance to key stakeholders and drive quality and credibility upwards under constant cost constraints is critical to success.

The South West annual conference 2019, held at Doubletree by Hilton Cadbury House, will delve into auditing in an increasingly demanding environment and ensure you are up-to-date with thought leaders in the profession.

Selected to represent both private and public sectors, the speakers will talk you through their current challenges and the techniques and methods they employ to overcome them.

This two-day event provides you with an invaluable opportunity to network in a professional but relaxed environment, including a full gala dinner in the evening on the first night.

 Why you should attend

  • Stay up-to-date with best practice procedures for effective internal auditing and risk management
  • Gather and share ideas on improving the efficiency of your team with your peers
  • Network with other audit and risk professionals in a relaxed and friendly environment
  • Team build with fellow colleagues.

CPE competency areas covered

  • Internal audit delivery
  • Improvement and innovation
  • Technical expertise.

Day 1 - 5 CPE points | Day 2 - 4 CPE points | Attend both days and receive 9 CPE points

Day one - Wednesday 15 May

08.00-09.25 Coffee and registration
09.25 - 09.30


Andrew Ellins, Day Chair

09.30 - 10.15

Internal audit data analytics journey

Phil Culleton, Director for data analytics, Barclays

10.15 - 11.00

Governance of risk management

Stephen Maycock, Internal Audit and Risk Management Consultant

11.00 - 11.15 Refreshments
11.20 - 12.05

A chief internal auditor's perspective in a changing audit environment 

Janet Chapman, Chief Internal Auditor, Nationwide Building Society

12.15 - 13.00

Adding value

Michael Cole, Head of Internal Audit, MOD

12.50 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.45

Anti-bribery and corruption/gifts and hospitality

Ryan Newcombe, Nationwide Building Society

14.45 - 15.30


Dave Hill, Executive Director, SWAP

15.30 - 15.45 Refreshments
15.50 - 16.35

Thoughts from your president

Paul Manning, President, Chartered IIA

16.35 - 16.45

Closing remarks

Andrew Ellins


Day two - Thursday 16 May

08.30 - 09.00 Coffee and registration
09.00 - 09.10


John Chesshire, Day Chair

09.10 - 09.55

Latest developments in the profession

Dr. Ian Peters MBE, CEO, Chartered IIA

09.55 - 10.40

IIA hot topics

Liz Sandwith, Chief Professional Practice Advisor, CIIA

10.50 - 11.00 Refreshments
11.00 - 11.45

Independence – risks and associated challenges 

Simba Muzarurwi, Head of Audit, Risk and Insurance for Cornwall Council

11.45 - 12.30

Panel/facilitated session: Cyber - internal audit challenges 

Holly Sykes, Principal Audit Manager, Cornwall Council

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch 
13.30 - 14.15

Operational resilience

Iain Leith, Director In Risk Advisory Practice, Deloitte

Tom Berrington, Associate Director Financial Service Practice, Deloitte

14.15 - 15.00

Data analytics - practical application

Nicola Osinaike, IT Internal Audit Manager, AuditDataHub

15.00 - 15.10

Closing remarks

John Chesshire

Conference with dinner and accommodation

Member price (early bird): £395 + VAT  
Non-member price (early bird): £520 + VAT  

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Conference with dinner

Member price (early bird): £370 + VAT 
Non-member price (early bird) : £495 + VAT 

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Attend one day only

Member price (early bird): £205 + VAT 
Non-member price (early bird): £270 + VAT 

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Day one with dinner

Member price (early bird): £280 + VAT 
Non-member price (early bird): £345 + VAT 

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*All early bird prices are available until 15th March - at which point, normally pricing resumes*


For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact or call 00 353 1 284 9669.

This event has been organised by our IIA South West regional volunteer team.