9 lessons from CFOs who lead
Kerrie Parker FCPA, CFO of Deakin University, embraces the varied challenges her role brings her while transforming the university's finance function.
Elizabeth Stratford FCPA explains the importance of roles that resonate on a personal level and where it is possible to add value.
Bursting out of one's comfort zone, embracing change and having the right mindset are key ingredients in Sanchi Kariyawasam CPA's recipe for success.
Jamie Scoringe CPA views disruption and challenge as opportunities to pave the way for change and growth in a business.
Ajith Abeynaike CPA, CFO of Hallmark Cards, believes the extended remit of his role is important in delivering critical initiatives and helping to future-proof the organisation.
Karen Cheng CPA, finance director of Starbucks in Singapore, is passionate about using her finance skills to deliver change, particularly on sustainability outcomes expected by the brand's customers.
CFO Steven Groves FCPA has big responsibilities and a budget to match at the Australian Department of Defence.
CFO Fiona Schutt CPA enjoys connecting people and protecting workers through her role at WorkSafe Victoria.
Belinda Hogan CPA, CFO of 86 400, Australia's first smartbank, relishes the opportunity to take on the traditional banks.
Adam Black FCPA, CFO of Australian National University, believes treating people well goes a long way towards ensuring strong financial customer service outcomes follow.
As CFO and general manager corporate services at Bank of South Pacific (BSP) in Fiji, Rajeshwar Singh CPA has to multitask, while overseeing the finance and human resources functions of the bank.
As vice-president of finance at the City Super Group in Hong Kong, Kim Tang CPA wants to deliver great financial results for the premium supermarket and retail chain, but not at the expense of ethics and integrity.
International money provider OFX completes A$23.7 billion in money transfers each year. As OFX's CFO, Selena Verth FCPA supports the business to deliver on its growth commitments.
As CFO, Broadway has to balance patient care with business sustainability. It's a difficult balance to achieve.
Formerly with Australia Post, Michael Tenace FCPA joined City of Melbourne as CFO in October 2018.
CFO Ralph Khoury FCPA is based in Dubai, where he runs the ruler over the numbers and strategies for the Middle East media and advertising operations of Omnicom Media Group and TBWA\RAAD.
As CFO of Sidra Medicine, a hospital in Qatar, Loretta Seamer FCPA is drawing on her passion for finance and helping people.
Yvonne Chan FCPA, CFO of the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, is not afraid to say no to fund requests, or put her hand up for help from others.
CFOs are the finance bridge between the operations, CEO and board of their organisation. They need analytical skills to discover information and interpret what it means plus social skills to work with stakeholders so the organisation benefits from their insights.
Christy Chiu FCPA is using her financial and cultural knowledge to support the growth of a private university that is producing outstanding medical and healhcare professionals in Malaysia.
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