The shortlist

The shortlist for the Audit & Risk Awards is in! Congratulations to all the finalists who've been selected across the nine categories.

Book your table for the Audit & Risk Awards here.

Outstanding Team – Financial Services - sponsored by  

BNY Mellon Internal Audit Investment Management Team

IntegraFin Holdings plc (IHP) Group Internal Audit Team

Lloyds Banking Group Internal Audit

Nationwide Internal Audit SPARK Project team

Outstanding Team – Private Sector - sponsored by  

British Standards Institution (BSI) Internal Audit & Risk Team

Mitie Group plc Internal Audit Team

NEOM Internal Audit

SSE Internal Audit (Group Audit & Technology Risk)

Outstanding Team ­– Public Sector - sponsored by  

Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA) Ministry of Justice Internal Audit Team

St Helens Council Internal Audit Team

The Natural Resources Wales Internal Audit Team

Outstanding Team – Third Sector - sponsored by  

Church of England & BDO Joint Internal Audit team

The Wellcome Trust Internal Audit Team

Inspirational Leader - sponsored by  

David Simpson, Director of Internal Audit, Ageas UK

Sameen Sheikh, Director of Internal Audit, Mitie Group Plc

Vanessa Swanton, Chief Audit Officer, TSB Bank

Vivian Hung, Head of Audit Taiwan & Head of Audit Consumer, Private & Business Banking Branches, Standard Chartered Bank

Internal Audit Rising Star - sponsored by 

Charlotte Gillanders, Audit Manager, Santander UK

Shellon Rodney, Audit Senior Manager, Nationwide Building Society

Louise Challinor, BIA Higher Apprentice, Barclays Internal Audit

Denise Nuttall, Auditor, TSB Bank

Talylor Oldfield, Data Technician Apprentice, London North Eastern Railway (LNER)

Internal Audit Advocate

Bupa Group Internal Audit

Persimmon plc Group Internal Audit

Lloyds Banking Group, Audit Data Science Team

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) Champion - sponsored by 

Ama Ofori, Head of Operations, Barclays Internal Audit

Arti Lakhani, Internal Audit Manager, Cadent

Gary Wilkin, Senior Audit Manager, Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA)

Nazmin Mohal, Senior Internal Auditor, Ageas UK

Scott Kemp, Senior Group Auditor, SSE plc

Vanquis Banking Group Internal Audit Team

Development of Internal Audit Best Practice - sponsored by 

The Wellcome Trust Internal Audit Team

Bupa Group Internal Audit

BNY Mellon Global Financial Crimes and Compliance Team

SWAP Internal Audit Services Data analytics team

Barclays Internal Audit Early Careers Team