Melvyn Neate

Board Member, ECIIA

Melvyn Neate has over 30 year’s experience of working in Internal Audit. He has led internal audit functions in both the private and public sectors including manufacturing, logistics, banking and financial services and, until his retirement at the end of 2011, was the Director of Internal Audit for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, the UK’s tax authority. He was also Head of Internal Audit for the Serious Fraud Office and the National Fraud Authority. Melvyn is currently an independent member of the audit committee for the Office of Rail and Road, the independent safety and economic regulator for Britain’s railways and monitor of strategic road management in England.  Melvyn is a past President of the Chartered IIA for the UK and Ireland and currently represents the UK & Ireland on the management board of the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing. Melvyn has given numerous presentations on audit, fraud and risk management, both in the UK and overseas.