Francis Nicholson

Francis Nicholson CIA QIAL CRMA is the Managing Director of Global Advocacy for The Institute of Internal Auditors, working at IIA global headquarters in Lake Mary, Florida. He has an extensive background in academic and professional education and training for business, accounting, finance, and related subjects. He joined the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors in London as the Education Director in 2007 and in 2013 moved to Florida where he has had roles in certifications, training, and advocacy. Francis is the staff liaison to the Three Lines of Defense review group which was established in August 2018 and is led by The IIA’s senior vice chairman of the board, Jenitha John.