Chair

  • Lee Glover FCCA
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    Lee is an experienced internal audit professional who leads the internal audit arm of Haines Watts Chartered Accountants. He has significant non-executive experience including Board Chairman and Chairman of Audit & Risk Commitee roles. Lee is passionate about internal audit and uses his mix of in-house, out-sourced, multi-sector and client side experience to deliver an internal audit service to his clients which meets their assurance needs and reflects the wider remit to ‘consult’, ‘add value’ and ‘improve’ his clients’ operations. He brings the same to the Panel.

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  • Vice chair

  • Claire Pretty FCCA
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    Claire has worked as an Internal Auditor in practice and industry for sixteen years. She qualified whilst working for Deloitte and is currently working within the public transportation industry in the Internal Audit team at FirstGroup plc. She is proud to be a member of the Internal Audit Network and share her knowledge and learn from the experience of others. Being on Panel provides an excellent opportunity to participate actively in the discourse around internal audit within ACCA.

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  • Panel members

  • Samantha Berry FCCA
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    Sam is an experienced Risk and Internal Audit professional working in large, global organisations across a number of sectors. She currently works for NHS Property Services Ltd as their Head of Financial Risk and Governance but has also recent experience working for Lloyds Banking Group as well as a multinational law firm as Head of Risk and Audit. She is enthusiastic and passionate about the value that Risk and Internal Audit can bring to organisations and is keen to help shape the direction which the function and ACCA members can take internal audit forward.  

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  • Ifeanyi Okonkwo ACCA
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    Ifeanyi is a Financial Reporting Manager, management accountant and CASS SME with a wealth of experience ranging from start-ups to large, established companies. 

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  • Sonia Shah FCCA
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    Sonia is a highly experienced Financial Services professional working with a range of Boards and Senior Management in Financial Service firms. She has been involved in developing risk, conduct, culture and Board governance frameworks. Sonia is a key contributor to the panel. She sees internal audit as a critical function and contributor in the world where technology is constantly evolving combined with regulatory changes. The panel has enabled her to meet professionals who share her passion and works collaboratively with them on developing the profession with a business-savy mindset of skills that can be transferred on upward roles in firms.  

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    Sectors and communities manager

  • Pat Delbridge
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    Pat is the ACCA sectors and communities manager for the Internal Audit community and can be contacted at pat.delbridge@accaglobal.com

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