Meet the tutors

These are the experts who lead our courses

John Chesshire
Stan Dormer
Rosamond Goodall
Stephen Hill
Gary Ingamells
Stephen Maycock
James Paterson
Martin Robinson
Liz Sandwith
Marian Silltow
John Silltow
Graham Westwood

John Chesshire CFIIA CISA SIRM

John Chesshire CFIIA CISA SIRM, JC Audit Training Limited. John has nearly 20 years’ experience in delivering internal audit assurance, training and consulting related services to many client organisations. He is an experienced head of assurance and audit committee chair, with an ability to balance theory and good practice with real world insight, examples and experience.  


Stan Dormer CFIIA - Mindgrove Ltd

Stan is a recognised expert in the field of governance, auditing, business and project risk and IT. He is highly regarded for innovation within his subject. Stan is the author of numerous articles and publications and was the author of the distance learning materials and revision schools supporting IIA qualifications.

Stan has run master classes, keynote sessions and workshops at numerous conferences and training events around the world and was the designer of the first practical resident continuous audit monitoring.

Rosamond Goodall CMIIA

Rosamond has been a facilitator for IIA qualifications and training since 2003. She has a career that spans 30 years within the financial services and healthcare industries and is currently an audit manager within the NHS.

In addition to her internal audit experience she has managed a project office for a global financial services organisation. She has a supportive approach to training and facilitation to ensure delegates develop the knowledge and skills required to be successful in their careers.

Dr Stephen Hill MLPI CIIP

Stephen specialises in e-crime, online intelligence and data security and has over 14 years' experience in cyber fraud, data protection and IT governance. He is a Trustee Director of the Fraud Advisory Panel and chairs the Cybercrime Working Group.

A published author, he has written for several well-known publications and a book, Corporate Fraud: Prevention & Detection. Stephen has trained UK police forces' private-sector fraud units, not-for-profit organisations, world banks and major retailers.

Gary Ingamells CMIIA

Gary is currently an audit manager at the Department for Work and Pensions with responsibility for providing assurance over Information Management and Security. He has a degree in Business Management and also a Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

Gary achieved the Advanced Diploma in 2002 and has been a tutor for the Internal Audit Practices module ever since. He also facilitates at the Internal Audit Practices revision workshops and the IIA Award in the internal audit planning and assurance framework.

Stephen Maycock CFIIA CRMA CIRM

Stephen Maycock is a professional trainer, writer and consultant. His broad international experience, as practitioner and consultant, spans a number of sectors, and this has provided him with some fascinating case studies which he uses to bring his training to life.

Stephen contributes to the development of internal audit though serving as an IIA elected director, participating in professional committees and contributing to international qualification development. He has also helped foreign governments with the development of internal auditing and risk management.

James Paterson PIIA

Previously a finance professional, James was a head of internal audit for AstraZeneca plc for seven years. James has been training, consulting and coaching HIAs and their teams for four years and runs a number of key courses for the IIA.

James was a member of the IIA council and is an active participant at risk and audit conferences and workshops in the UK and overseas. James has had numerous articles published and is currently working on an auditing book project for John Wiley & sons

Martin Robinson CFIIA FCIS AFA

Martin Robinson is an education and training consultant for the Fraud Advisory Panel. He is also the training development advisor for the IIA. He develops, presents and facilitates a wide range of events, seminars and conference. He worked for 25 years in the audit and risk department of Lloyds TSB Group as head of business audit.

Liz Sandwith CFIIA

A past IIA president, Liz has always adopted a hands-on approach undertaking the more complex internal audits, supporting and guiding members of her team, as well as facilitating IIA training.

An expert on corporate governance, risk management, assurance, compliance and internal control Liz is currently Head of Assurance, Risk and Compliance for a major health care provider. Liz has previously worked for a major TV broadcaster where she provided the full range of internal audit services for 13 years.

Marian Silltow CFIIA

Marian has developed and delivered a range of education and training programmes for the IIA as well as authoring several study texts. She currently delivers workshops for the certificate, diploma and advanced diploma qualifications including advanced internal auditing and strategic management.

Her teaching style is interactive, friendly and inclusive. Her principal focus when delivering revision workshops is to ensure that delegates achieve their individual objectives and that they attain success in the IIA assessment process by being as well prepared as possible.

Graham Westwood FIIA

Graham specialises in internal audit covering principles and organisational features as well as essential practices and techniques. Before this, he gained wide experience of both performing and managing internal audit activity in the public sector. Part of this experience was that of audit manager with Yorkshire Water. He was initially a qualified accountant but now concentrates solely on internal audit matters.

Graham has been involved with IIA training, education and examinations programmes, for which he received a fellowship.