north east


CIPFA North East covers an area stretching from Tees Valley up to Berwick-upon-Tweed, the northernmost town in England.

Its hundreds of members and student members are employed throughout the public and private sectors.

What's going on?

Recent events

CIPFA in the North East members were invited to join with members of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors for a joint meeting in Sunderland on Tuesday 24 February 2015.

CIPFA in the North East members were invited to join with members of the Housing Internal Audit Forum for a joint meeting at Gentoo Housing in Sunderland on Wednesday 18 February 2015.

On Thursday 22 January 2015, a Joint CIPFA/HFMA Health and Social Care Forum was held in Durham. Copies of the presentation slides from the day are available.

Details of our other recent activities are also available.

Forthcoming events

  • Annual General Meeting - 19 March 2015, Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. From 5 p.m., there will be an open ‘drop in’ session for members to talk to the Committee about our plans for the Region, what events are planned, how CIPFA can support you, or any other topics you want to raise. This will be followed by the formal AGM, starting at around 5.30 p.m. 
  • North East Fraud Forum - North East Regional Cyber Crime Conference - 'What Price Reputation?' - 15 April 2015, Chester-le-Street.
  • CIPFA in the North East Annual Dinner - 17 April 2015, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
  • North East Accountancy Awards Dinner - 25 June 2015, Gateshead.

Details of the rest of our events programme for 2015 will be available here soon.

North East Accountancy Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2015 North East Accountancy Awards. CIPFA in the North East will once again be sponsoring the award for Public Sector Finance Team of the Year.

Meetings and Minutes

Regional executive meeting

The most recent Regional Executive meeting on 5 Feb 2015 discussed:

- the 2014 Final Accounts for the region, to be submitted to the AGM
- feedback from the Annual Conference in November and the Better Care Fund Event in January
- the pending joint events with HIAF and CIIA
- plans for the Annual Dinner in April
- possible local provision of CIPFA courses in the NE region
- possible plans for joint recruitment and training of CIPFA and AAT trainees.

Meetings and minutes

Have you heard about our governance review?

We sent an email asking for members to contribute to our consultation on the proposals to update our governance structure.

If you didn’t get our email check your preference settings under ‘My membership address’ on My CIPFA, and if you don’t have an email address please update it.


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Who's in your region

Michael Brodie

Michael Brodie is President of CIPFA in the North East. He is also the Finance Director of the NHS Business Services Authority, based at Newburn Riverside in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

See details of other people in CIPFA in the North East


The North East branch provides events for CIPFA members in the region.


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