Treasury and Capital Management Governance and Audit


Event summary

The event will feature specialist speakers in treasury management, including network advisor Neil Sellstrom and practitioners from local government. It will bring delegates up to date with the latest regulations and guidance and consider practical examples of the new capital strategy.

Diana Melville will set out the role of members in the approval and scrutiny of policies, strategy and performance and identify the key areas for audit assurance. There will also be a discussion of current risks and challenges, taking into account the impact of economic trends.


08 May 2019
Starts: 10:00
Ends: 16:00


CIPFA Mansell Street
77 Mansell Street
Greater London
E1 8AN
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Standard price

£345.00 excl VAT

Network Member Price

£290.00 excl VAT

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About this event

Who should attend?

The event is suitable for internal auditors planning or undertaking audits on treasury and capital management. It would also be of benefit to finance managers seeking an introduction to the guidance and discussion of current risks.


Delegates will gain insights into the codes and regulations and the issues involved when putting them into practice. They will thus build a practical base on which to plan audit work.
The event will provide the opportunity to ask questions and share approaches to the audit.


  • Audit
  • / Governance
  • / Internal audit
  • / Local government
  • / Risk management
  • / Treasury management
  • / Value for money

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Speaker - Diana Melville, Governance Advisor, Better Governance Forum (BGF)

Diana Melville

Diana is the lead advisor for the CIPFA Better Governance Forum and is CIPFA’s representative on the Internal Audit Standards Advisory Board. She is a CIPFA qualified accountant and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Prior to joining CIPFA in 2008 she was head of internal audit at Salisbury Council and held other audit roles in local government and at the National Audit Office.

She has authored the 2018 edition of Audit Committees, Practical Guidance for Local Authorities and Police and co-developed the CIPFA Code of Practice on Managing the Risk of Fraud and Corruption (2014). She was part of the CIPFA working group that developed the Good Governance Framework for Local Government (2016) and supports other CIPFA policy initiatives and publications on governance, internal audit and counter fraud.

Speaker - Neil Sellstrom

Neil Sellstrom

Neil has been a CIPFA Advisor for pensions and treasury management since 2009, running networks on both subjects with over 150 subscribing authorities combined. He represents CIPFA and Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Funds at various key events and also attends CIPFA pensions panels. He also organises workshops and conferences, produces newsletters, and co-ordinates queries to support members and promote best practice. E:, T: 01287 619679.