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From left to right – David Watton, Graeme Clarke, Peter Mumbere, Claire Pretty, Sarah Pumfrett and David Mortimer (observer)

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ACCA UK Internal Audit Group

Chair

Graeme Clarke FCCA
Director of Governance, Risk and Internal Control, Mazars LLP

Vice Chair

Sarah Pumfrett FCCA
Senior internal auditor, Shell

Panel Members

David Watton FCCA
Senior internal auditor, BG Group

Olusegun Kazim FCCA
Managing partner, Certax Accounting

Peter Mumbere FCCA
Information Security Compliance Manager, VISA Europe

John Webb FCCA
Director, Webb Sight Consultancy Ltd

Claire Pretty FCCA
Business Risk & Assurance Manager, LOROL

Neville de Spretter FCCA
Independent Consultant

Member Networks Manager

Patricia Delbridge
t: +44 (0)20 7059 5954
e: Patricia.Delbridge@accaglobal.com 

The Internal Audit Network comprises approximately 1,300 members across the UK, from banking, utilities, health, IT/communications, insurance/investment, local and national government, to manufacturing, industry, engineering and retail. It provides information and services to members working in internal audit including technical information. These include:

E-Bulletin

An e-bulletin is published four times per year and e-mailed automatically to Internal Audit Network members. The e-bulletin contains news and feature articles on key issues affecting the internal audit sector, as well as the latest news on relevant ACCA activities, publications and events. 

To see the most recent edition, visit the online newsletters page. 

Events/CPD

The Network presents a programme of networking events during the year usually taking place at ACCA's head offices at 29 Lincoln's Inn Fields. 

Attendance at these events is free but, as places are limited, please book in advance using this link. These events will constitute verifiable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) if the content is relevant to an individual's personal development plan. 

ACCA UK also organises an annual internal audit conference. In 2014, this took place in central London on 15 May on the theme of The Assurance Grail. Podcasts of the sessions can be found on ACCA UK's Internal Audit Virtual Learning Centre (please see below for further information about the Virtual Learning Centre). 

The 2015 conference will be held on 13 May 2015 on the theme of Auditing the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. For further information visit the Professional Courses page.

ACCA UK’s Internal Audit Virtual Learning Centre

This resource provides resources for those wishing to learn about Internal Audit, improve their technique, undertake CPD, and can help with internal audit trainees. The Centre contains a section called ‘Learning About Internal Audit’ and its aim is to supplement the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing with articles and guides that are easy to read and outline what internal auditing is like in practice and the pitfalls that often arise.

The Centre also has podcasts of events that the Network has held as well as podcasts of the most recent ACCA UK Internal Audit Conference.  Further sections look at Auditing Specific Risks and Auditing in Different Industries.

For access to this new resource, login in to your myACCA account (https://portal.accaglobal.com) and select the E-learning Gateway link. Then select 'ACCA Virtual Learning Centre' then select “Internal Audit” from the menu page. This resource is only available to ACCA members and is free of charge.

Joint networking

For the latest events in your sector-specific network visit our events database

For any queries, please email the member networks manager. 

Follow @ACCACPD_Events on Twitter for news and information on CPD and events.

Cyber security for internal auditors

Joint ACCA/ISACA networking forum

In this video, Dr Darren Brooks talks on what the Cyber threat landscape looks like, the attack trends and techniques that criminals are using. Also, how a business can defend itself, and the questions that internal auditors should be asking of its security business and of its board.

Watch the full video on cyber security for internal auditors.

 

 

Last updated: 10 Dec 2014