Chapter News and Events
2023, July 31: CPE Seminar "Auditing Corporate Governance"
An online seminar was held for internal auditors on the topic of corporate governance. The session focused on how internal audit strengthens corporate governance through risk-based audits and its key role in assessing Board effectiveness and succession thereof, internal control functions, stakeholder engagement and the corporate culture. The session considered specific corporate governance aspects, such as the level of interaction between the Board and senior management, including the communication between the Chairperson of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer.
2023, July 7–9: Attendance to the IIA Global Assembly 2023
IIA Malta was invited to attend the 2023 Global Assembly "Where it all Comes Together". Alex Azzopardi attended the 2-day assembly where a number of topics were discussed including the vision for the profession to be achieved by 2035, an update on the evolution of the IPPF, and new avenues of collaboration between the affiliates.
Welcome to the IIA Malta Chapter
IIA Malta became a Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) in August 2023. The organisation was founded in 2007 as the Malta Forum for Internal Auditors (MFIA) and it has been working on a voluntary basis to boost awareness and education about the role of the internal auditor, and to facilitate networking and exchanging of views between internal auditors in Malta.
The main objective of the Chapter is to provide dynamic leadership for the profession of internal auditing in Malta. In support of this mission, the Chapter will:
- Advocate for the profession – promote the value of the internal audit profession and represent the interest of internal audit professionals.
- Strengthen the Maltese internal audit professional network – foster greater collaboration between internal audit professionals in Malta by becoming a natural home for practitioners through a thriving and growing membership.
- Provide for stronger member competency and professional development – providing comprehensive professional education and development opportunities.
Welcome to the home of internal auditors in Malta. At IIA Malta, we look forward to continuously be of service to the community of internal auditors practicing locally. We serve a small well-knit community of internal audit professionals within a rapidly evolving commercial environment. IIA Malta looks to the future knowing that the internal audit profession will play a pivotal role in enabling the entrepreneurial community navigate the upcoming changes and capitalise on opportunity.
In looking to the future we are also aware and proud of our past - an organisation that has been serving internal auditors in Malta since 2007. And our past sets a high benchmark we are confident of achieving as we set forth in this new leg of our journey as part of the IIA. Based on our three fundamentals of Advocacy, Outreach and Continuous Professional Education, we look forward to contributing towards elevating the internal audit profession.