Vision Purpose Values


NIAO IMPACT Image, setting out the Vision, Purpose and Values of the Organisation.

NIAO Vision

Inspiring confidence in public services through independent scrutiny based on impartial and innovative reporting.

NIAO Purpose

Making sure public money is spent properly.

NIAO Values

Partnership (collaborative, engaging, respectful): building positive open relationships based on trust and respect as the basis for our work.

Authoritative (credible, professional, evidence based): diligent and exemplary in our practice, upholding the highest professional and ethical standards.

Curious (examining, interested, outward-looking): tenacious, inquisitive and open-minded so that we are continuously learning and improving.

Truthful (courageous, fearless, upfront): constructively saying what needs to be said and doing what needs to be done.