9 lessons from CFOs who lead
From crunching the numbers for toll roads to helping ensure the success of the precinct around the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Annuar Marzuki Abdul Aziz’s financial nous and people skills have stood him in good stead.
Rachael Cox CPA strives to excel as CFO at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, where she balances the requirements of preserving a heritage building with providing vibrant experiences for visitors.
Geosynthetics are materials that stabilise terrain and hold big engineering projects together. Dennis Grech FCPA performs much the same function at an Australian company that’s playing in the big league.
Working for statutory bodies requires a certain passion for public service and the skill to harness team synergies to achieve the best possible results. Noorida Baharuddin brings all that and more to her role as CFO with Malaysia Deposit Insurance Corporation.
From corporate banking to the tax department and now CFO of one of New Zealand’s major retirement village companies, Scott Scoullar’s career has been all about taking on new challenges.
Variety WA has a mission “to empower Western Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live, laugh and learn”. For CFO Max Meikle it’s less of a job and more of a calling.
Tabcorp, one of the world’s largest publicly listed gambling entertainment companies, is a good match for Johnston's skill set - and longstanding passion for horseracing.
Becoming CFO of respected education services provider Navitas early this year was a marked change of direction for telco/media veteran David Buckingham.
Philip Neutze CPA is the CFO of Auckland Airport Ltd, New Zealand's busiest airport.
Global conglomerate GE is involved in a range of sectors – power, water, healthcare and transport, to name a few. It’s the perfect fit for GE's Belinda Shaw, a high-achieving FCPA from Adelaide.
How do you make the move?