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Who runs HIAF

Co-Chair: Angela Gooch

Hon Treasurer: Gordon Mattocks

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Gordon was Head of Internal Audit at a large housing association prior to retirement and has also worked in new towns, local government and higher education.

He now sits as a housing association board member for three small associations, and as a life member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy represented the housing sector on their Audit Panel before being appointed to CIPFA’s Audit Committee.

Co-Chair: Helen Young

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Helen Young, Auditor, Risk and Assurance Services, Home Group Ltd

Helen qualified as a Chartered Auditor in 2008 and obtained the IT Auditing Certificate in 2012 with the Charter Institute of Internal Auditors. Helen has worked in housing internal audit since 2002.

She previously sat on the North East CIIA committee and is now a member of CIIA's Guidance Working Group which brings together internal audit professionals from across different sectors to develop guidance and technical blogs for its members.

Karen Featherstone - Committee member

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Karen Featherstone, Director of Assurance Group Business Assurance, Places for People.

Previously the Assistant Director, Governance & Enabling Services, Gentoo Group, Karen qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte in 2001. She has worked in housing internal audit since 2002.

She was a Board member of Derwentside Homes from 2005 to 2010, becoming Chair of the Audit Committee, then latterly Chair of the Board.

Joseph Carr - Committee member

David Foley - Committee member

Jennifer Daughtry - Committee member

Soyab Ismail - Committee member

Rob Hanley - Committee member

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Rob is Head of Internal Audit, Risk Advisory Services at Mazars LLP. He is a specialist in the provision of internal audit, risk management, governance and advisory services to the social housing sector, is FCCA qualified and has been worked with housing associations across the UK since 2002.