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Regional Ambassador Programme


IIA NZ Regional Ambassador Programme: Strengthening Connections Across New Zealand

We are thrilled to introduce the IIA NZ Ambassador programme, an initiative designed to fortify our network and engagement with members throughout New Zealand. This programme serves as a platform for fostering connections, facilitating knowledge exchange, and elevating the overall membership experience.

What is an IIA NZ Ambassador?

Our IIA NZ Ambassadors stand as proud representatives and advocates for the Institute of Internal Auditors within their respective regions. These individuals play a pivotal role in fostering effective communication, supporting and enhancing local events, and championing the significance of the internal audit profession.

Introducing the New Ambassador Webpage

We're excited to announce a comprehensive addition to our IIA NZ website, showcasing the IIA NZ Ambassador programme. This webpage offers in-depth insights into the roles and responsibilities of Ambassadors, their contributions to the local internal audit community, and how you can connect with them.

Visual Representation of Regional Coverage

To provide a clear visual representation of the regions covered by our dedicated Ambassadors, we will integrate an interactive New Zealand map on the webpage. This map will serve as a quick reference to define specific regions and highlight the corresponding Ambassador for each area.

Connecting with our IIA NZ Ambassadors offers a unique opportunity to engage with your local internal audit community, gain valuable insights, and collaborate for professional growth. Reach out to our Ambassadors today and be part of the enriching experience of the IIA NZ Ambassador programme.

Location of our IIA NZ Regional Ambassadors

Auckland and the upper region:
  • Tejot Bhasin
  • Irina Kiselyova
Central North Island including Hawkes Bay/Taranaki/Waikato: 
  • Aaron Steele (PwC)
  • Grace Ng (PwC)
Wellington and lower North Island:
  • Mary Mwangi (NZTA)
  • Georgia Yenge (KPMG)
Canterbury and upper South Island:
  • Sonja Healy (PwC)
Otago and lower South Island:
  • TBC

Why Connect with an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador? Unlocking Opportunities, One Connection at a Time

Tap into Expertise:

Our IIA NZ Ambassadors stand as connoisseurs of the internal auditing realm and the extensive range of services curated by IIA. They stand ready to be your trusted source, offering insightful guidance, addressing industry queries, and elaborating on the multitude of benefits tied to IIA membership.

Tailored Compass for Progress:

IIA NZ Ambassadors offer more than just information; they proffer personalised attention. These dedicated Ambassadors invest time in understanding your unique needs and interests, then tailor their guidance and support to align seamlessly with your journey.

Local Insights, Global Impact:

Embedded in the local business terrain, IIA NZ Ambassadors hold an intimate familiarity with the challenges and prospects unique to your region. By linking with them, you're not only embracing local insights but contributing to a global understanding.

Champions of Internal Auditing Excellence:

These advocates stand staunchly in support of internal auditing principles and the mission of IIA NZ and Global IIA. Connecting with an ambassador unveils an intricate understanding of how internal auditing empowers effective governance, risk management, and internal control. 

Engaging Events:

They support events run through the IIA NZ National office that promote professional development and networking opportunities within your local community.

Community Building:

Ambassadors help build a strong sense of community among internal audit professionals in your area.

When you connect with an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador, you embark on a transformative journey enriched by expertise, networks, tailored guidance, local insights, and a resolute advocacy for the discipline of internal auditing.

Connect and Learn:

We urge you to seize this opportunity and connect with an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador if you're considering joining us. Their expertise, networking prowess, tailored support, local insights, and advocacy efforts will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of both the profession and the manifold benefits of being part of IIA.

If you wish to connect with one of the IIA NZ Regional Ambassadors, please email admin@iianz.org.nz. The IIA NZ National office will then relay your details to the ambassador in your respective location.


Reaching Out to an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador: Opening Doors to Your Journey

Whether you're at the cusp of entering this incredible profession, seeking to understand the essence of an Internal Auditor, exploring the path to internal audit training, or contemplating joining our dynamic membership, connecting with an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador is your key to unlocking valuable insights and opportunities.

Embrace Knowledge and Begin Your Journey:

As you embark on your journey, whether as a novice or a seasoned professional, our Ambassadors are eager to guide you. Their expertise spans the internal audit landscape, and they're ready to share their wealth of knowledge to help you navigate your path.

Discover the Essence of Internal Audit:

Curious about what it truly means to be an Internal Auditor? Our Ambassadors are here to unravel the intricacies of this profession, offering you a glimpse into its significance, responsibilities, and rewards.

Training as an Internal Auditor:

For those pursuing the path of internal audit training, our Ambassadors possess a comprehensive understanding of the training process. They're primed to provide you with insights, advice, and a clear roadmap towards honing your skills in this dynamic field.

Or please visit the IIA NZ website Professional Development and Training events and resources.

Join the IIA NZ Membership:

Considering the prospect of joining our esteemed membership? Our Ambassadors will be your trusted companions on this journey. They'll explain the multitude of benefits awaiting you as a member and guide you through the steps of becoming a part of our thriving community.

Reach out today and experience the transformation that awaits as you connect with the essence of internal auditing through their guidance and that of IIA NZ National office.

A Remarkable Opportunity:

Connecting with an IIA NZ Regional Ambassador today isn't just a conversation – it's an opportunity to unlock doors, broaden horizons, and make informed decisions that shape your path in internal auditing.

Experience the power of connection. Reach out to an ambassador and embark on a journey enriched with knowledge, guidance, and the camaraderie of a thriving community.

Learn More about IIA NZ:

Delve into the world of internal auditing and professional growth with the Institute of Internal Auditors New Zealand (IIA NZ). Discover the latest industry insights, resources, and opportunities to elevate your career. Whether you're a seasoned professional, a budding auditor, or someone curious about the field, we offer a wealth of knowledge and connections to empower your journey.

Explore the IIA NZ website for comprehensive information, events, training, and networking opportunities that will take your career to new heights.

Experience excellence in internal auditing by joining IIA NZ! Visit the Join Now page to learn more and embark on your journey towards mastering the world of internal auditing.

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