Internal Audit Conference 2024 | Breakout speakers

Steve Evenden - Chief Internal Auditor, Nationwide

Steve is an audit leader with 23 years' internal audit experience, specialising in retail financial services.  During his career he has built and led internal audit teams covering retail banking, corporate banking, insurance and asset management.  He spent 12 years in the internal audit function at Barclays in various roles supporting the retail and business banking businesses.  In 2013 he joined AXA and spent 4 years as the Chief Audit Executive for AXA UK & Ireland followed by 3 years as the Chief Internal Auditor for the Lloyds insurer MS Amlin.  Steve joined Nationwide as Audit Director, Strategy, Product and Distribution in November 2019.  In April 2020 in the midst of the COVID pandemic Steve was appointed as the Interim Chief Internal Auditor at Nationwide and was appointed permanently to the role in October 2020.  The Nationwide internal audit team won the Audit & Risk award for contribution to Diversity and Inclusion in June 2022 and their data insights team were highly commended in 2023.