Members of the Thessaloniki Advocacy Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors delivered the 3rd Jean Monnet Chair Guest Lecture for 2023

The Jean Monnet Chair “EU Budgetary Governance and Audit” of the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Macedonia, within the Jean Monnet Module “Protection of EU financial interests against Fraud”, on 30.5.2023, organized, in Auditorium 4 of the University, a presentation by the Committee of the Institute of Internal Auditors / Advocacy Committee of Thessaloniki, with the aim of promoting the Profession of the Internal Auditor, within the context of the Internal Audit Awareness initiative.

The presentation was made by 3 members of the Institute: Ms. AikateriniNaziri, Deputy Head of the Internal Audit Directorate of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, Mr. EleftheriosTsintzas, Head of Internal Audit of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, and Ms. Ranella Georgia, Internal Auditor of Intrum Hellas.

The presentation aimed to inform the students about the role of the Institute of Internal Auditors of Greece, the promotion of the Internal Auditor profession (Greek and International Business), what is Internal Audit, the International Standards of Internal Audit, which are the EU and International relevant Certifications, and how does the Institute of Internal Auditors support the Private Sector and Public Administration (Greek and European), and which are the constantly growing professional prospects in this field. The presentation was followed by a discussion with the students, where a very lively dialogue was developed which highlighted the students’ interest in the control and fight against fraud and allowed many relevant questions to be answered.

The lecture is here.