Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer of World Commerce & Contracting, I am responsible for all financial matters of the Association.
I was CFO of five different public companies over a 12-year period and since then I have been a finance director in the not for profit sector for 11 years. I have also been Chief Executive of a listed public company, a significant not for profit organisation and a start-up. So quite a varied career!
In addition to my day jobs, I was on the Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales for 16 years and a trustee of the charity Young Minds for 11 years. I am currently Independent Chair of the not for profit organisation, Community Owned Renewable Energy.
My focus is on helping organisations achieve their goals, whilst operating within their financial constraints. Organisations need to be sustainable to survive, but they also mustn’t lose sight of the big picture of what they are trying to achieve.
Outside work, I try hard to improve my golf handicap, but it seems to be a losing battle. I also like to travel when possible.