President Statement


The Institute of Internal Auditors Bangladesh (IIAB), a professional body of around 300 members from Bangladesh started its journey back in 2004 as the affiliate of US based IIA Global. IIA Global in turn, is the internal audit profession's global voice, recognized authority, acknowledged leader, chief advocate and principal educator. Hence, becoming a member of IIA Bangladesh is not only about getting in touch with huge pool of internal audit professional from Bangladesh to share, learn and get strategic support for an internal audit practitioner; but also about keeping up-to-date with ever evolving global best practices.

To harness the skill of internal auditors as well as to promote the profession, IIAB holds range of events from seminars and workshops on relevant skills to preparatory sessions for professional exams like Certified Internal Auditor (CIA). Besides, to streamline the internal audit practice in corporate segments of Bangladesh, IIAB is also working to create awareness on IIA standards and for their implementation. Enabling the country to have more of Certified Internal Auditors (CIA) is also among the core agendas of IIAB. With all such activities, IIAB is consistently contributing to the excellence of internal audit profession in Bangladesh. You may visit our website: to keep informed on our latest developments.

IIAB Board of Governors has the following plans in its priority:

  • Arranging CIA Examination in Bangladesh including review sessions for it whereby we expect to produce a number of qualified CIA in Bangladesh.
  • Create awareness and implementation of IIA Standards in the corporate segment of Bangladesh.
  • Arranging Seminars / Workshops/ Trainings regularly for the benefit of our members.

While thanking you for your continued support, I encourage you to regularly visit our website and let us have your views and suggestions as to how we can improve on our future initiatives.

With kind regards
Raihan Shamsi

The Institute of Internal Auditors, Bangladesh (IIAB)