South West | Operational Resilience: Options and opportunities

19 November | 09:30 - 13:10 | Online

Important information

This event will be delivered online. Registered delegates will receive a reminder 10 working days before the event and joining instructions two days prior to the event. Please note, once registered a booking confirmation will not be received.  

The event recording, if available, will be ready to view on our website, within five working days post-event. CPE certificates will be sent to all delegates who attended, within 10 working days post-event.

For any queries, please contact us at We look forward to welcoming you to the event.

What did we learn from Covid19 and where do we go from here? A reflection on responses to the pandemic, lessons learnt and opportunities taken.

COVID19 changed the world overnight and to survive, businesses had to change at the same speed. This event will look back at lessons learned from the pandemic response, the innovation that took place in business and in Internal Audit teams, together with the opportunities for the future.


  • Darren Cooper - Deputy Chair, Chartered IIA South West Committee and Audit Manager, Nationwide 
  • Steve Evenden - Chief Internal Auditor, Nationwide Building Society
  • Mark Gillan - Chief Technology Officer, Innovate UK
  • Hanif Barma - The Risk Coalition
  • Mark Westerbrook and Sarah Black, Deloitte

CPE core competencies

  • Technical skills: Business acumen

3 CPE points


09:30 - 09:40

Welcome and introductions
Darren Cooper

09:40 - 10:25

Covid-19 | Internal audit's response in a crisis: What we did and what has changed
Steve Evenden

10:30 - 11:15

Project Pitlane: Formula 1 teams working collectively to meet the ventilator crisis 
Mark Gillan

11:15 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:15

Improving risk governance and oversight: internal audit's role
Hanif Barma

12:20 - 13:00

The changing cyber risk landscape in the Covid world
Mark Westerbrook and Sarah Black

13:00 - 13:10

Closing remarks


Members - £29.00

Non members - £39.00

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To secure your place on this virtual event, please register by clicking on the "BOOK NOW" button below. 


This event has been organised by the South West committee.