Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun

Lachlan Colquhoun has worked for some of the world's best known mastheads in a four decade career as a journalist. Beginning as a cadet on the Adelaide Advertiser, he has written for the Financial Times, the South China Morning Post, the London Evening Standard and the Scotsman (and many others) in addition to several years in radio at ABC Radio National and Triple J. He is obsessed by medieval and 20th century history, playing the bass guitar and riding classic motorcycles.

Ajith Abeynaike CPA, CFO of Hallmark Cards. Photo: Jarrod Barnes.

How Ajith Abeynaike CPA is future-proofing Hallmark Cards


According to Rob Carnell, it's not the size of the package which is important, it is where the funds are targeted.

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Karen Cheng CPA, finance director of Starbucks in Singapore. Photo: Rebecca Toh.

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Recent controversy over pursuit of whistleblowers in the public sector, has put the spotlight back on public sector reform.

Australia has new whistleblowing laws. Now for the governance.


How to forecast in Excel with the push of a button