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​Exclusive IIA Global Members Presentation: Advancing the Profession

Tuesday, May 4, 2021
8:00–9:00 a.m. US ET

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Thursday, May 6, 2021
7:00–8:00 p.m. US ET

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In this session, Anthony will share his personal insight into what brought him back to a global organization, what his vision is for The IIA, and how we can all work together and engage others toward advancing the mission of The IIA and internal auditing.


Anthony J. PuglieseAnthony J. Pugliese
IIA President and CEO

Anthony Pugliese brings decades of association management, operational prowess, and strategic decision-making to his new post as IIA President and CEO. He is passionate about the opportunities presented by new technologies, the crucial importance of diversity and inclusion in position the profession for the future, and the art and science of collaboration.


Francis NicholsonFrancis Nicholson, CIA, QIAL, CRMA
Vice President of Global Relations, The IIA

Francis Nicholson is the Vice President of Global Relations at The Institute of Internal Auditors in Florida, USA. In this capacity he is responsible for promoting the value of the profession of internal auditing globally to stakeholders in an attempt to change thinking and provoke constructive actions that will foster an environment in which internal auditors can maximize the contribution they make to their organization’s success. He also works to support The IIA’s over 200,000 members and 110 global affiliates in being effective advocates on a local, national, and regional basis. Nicholson joined the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors in London, an affiliate of the global body, in 2007 as the Director of Education. He has over 25 years’ experience in vocational and academic training, education, and professional development as an instructor, curriculum designer, faculty head, assistant principal, and consultant. He moved to Florida in 2013 and has held a number of roles for The IIA in training, certifications, and advocacy.

CPE Eligible: Yes (non-NASBA)