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March Quarterly Seminar

9 March 2018

9.50 am - 1.10 pm

Quarterly update of current topical issues

The topics under discussion will include:

  • Insurance Distribution Directive (IDD) – Developments and insight to date and considerations for Internal Audit
  • Update from the CIIA Chief Professional Practice Advisor linking the FS code to their work on corporate governance, culture and trust
  • IFRS 17 – General Overview of the new standard, its implication for firms and how internal audit can engage
  • Project Update from the GPDG

Registration will be from 9.30 am and the Seminar will open with the Chairman’s address at 9.50 am. The morning will conclude with an open panel discussion session and will be followed by a buffet lunch.


2 New Street Square

Greater London

The presentations for this event are available to download for IIAG members only.

The Insurance Distribution Directive - Raising the bar for the insurance market

Ann- Marie Stone

557 kb

Trust, Culture and the role of Internal Audit

Liz Sandwith

2278 kb

IFRS 17 General Overview of the Standard, its implicaitons and how Internal Audit can engage

Andy Scott

908 kb

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Speakers Profiles

Liz Sandwith

Chief Professional Practice Advisor




Liz has a background in Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance where she has worked in both the public and private sector, including; BUPA, Information Commissioner’s Office, Channel 5, The London Clinic and a number of local authorities.

She provides internal audit and risk management training for MISTI, a global training provider and, on behalf of the CIIA,  training on the Certificate in Internal Audit and Business Risk . Liz was President of the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2001.


Andy Scott

Life Insurance Consultant

Hymans Robertson



Andy has significant experience in the areas of risk and capital, Solvency II and asset-liability management. Prior to joining Hymans, he worked in the Insurance Policy Department at the Prudential Regulation Authority and within Legal & General’s Finance department.

Andy is a member of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries’ Transitional Measure on Technical Provisions Working, as well as ILAG’s Financial Reporting Practitioner Group. He qualified as a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in 2012.

Ann- Marie Stone

Senior Manager





Ann-Marie is a highly experienced Senior Manager in PwC’s Regulatory Practice providing regulatory, conduct and compliance services to the insurance sector including Lloyd’s and the London Market. Ann-Marie’s experience over many years includes direct compliance roles as well as advisory.