Iraj Amiri

With over 20 years of experience in audit and assurance, Iraj heads up the Development Bank of Wales' Audit and Risk committee.

Throughout his career, he has worked closely with major British and European banking institutions and investment companies.

Iraj spent over a decade heading up FTSE 100 Company Schroders plc’s internal audit department.

He was head of the Welcome Trust’s internal audit team – overseeing the management of more than £18bn in investments.

Iraj developed the enterprise risk service line for Deloitte, where he was a partner, taking the unit from its early beginnings to a team of over 600 workforce. He has extensive experience of working at board and trustee level.

Iraj is an ex-trustee of the National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) and is a recognised global expert and authority on internal audit and assurance functions, regularly speaking at internal audit conferences.

He is also a non-executive director of Aon UK Limited and Coventry Building Society. For both businesses, he chairs their Audit Committee and is a member of their Risk Committee.

Most recently, Iraj was appointed chair of Audit and Risk Committee at Eurocell Plc in November 2022.