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May 2020 4 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Lisa Dukes

You have to be bulletproof to succeed in treasury, as well as being not only a Jack of all trades but a master of them all, according to Lisa Dukes. But if you can view your department as a balloon rather than a ladder, your roles will expand according to your...

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November 2019 4 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Garry Beardshall

Ask questions, refuse to be pigeonholed and keep a sense of humour, these are just three pieces of advice to newcomers to the profession from Garry Beardshall. And when his head isn’t deep into treasury management, Garry can be found testing himself with off-road...

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August 2019 4 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Karen Van den Driessche

Karen Van den Driessche is looking for drivers on the bus, not passengers when she is recruiting for her team. The right attitude, common sense and attention to detail are also high on her priority list. “Commit yourself,” she advises, “and you will soon see that...

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May 2019 9 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Barbara Shortall, Northern Ireland Water

It’s not just technical abilities Barbara Shortall looks for when recruiting for her team. Communication and relationship-building skills are high on her list, as well as the ability to “enjoy the complexities” of treasury. And if any of those complexities ever...

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April 2019 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: James Kelly, Pearson

When James Kelly is recruiting for his team, he looks for people who can “defend against risk, control the agenda and pounce on opportunities.” And his top tip for new finance professionals is to capitalise on their fresh perspective. “Be demanding,” he...

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October 2018 6 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Naomi Holland, Intel Corporation

Naomi Holland, International Treasurer for Intel Corporation, details her career progression and describes the challenges of successfully balancing her family life while returning to a senior role after an eight-year career break. How did you come into treasury and...

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September 2018 6 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Gareth Evans, Bupa

In this interview with Eleanor Hill, Editor, Gareth Evans, Group Treasurer of the leading international healthcare group Bupa, describes how his experiences on an industry graduate training scheme gave him an appreciation of the special  perspective into...

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September 2018 6 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Frances Cavanagh, Willis Towers Watson

How did you come into treasury and what attracted you to the profession? I was working within the Accounts Payable team in the shared service centre at Kellogg in Manchester. As my team were processing the payment files, I was interacting with treasury daily to discuss...

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June 2018 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Anne Catherine Sailley, Steelcase

With enough energy to light up the Eiffel Tower, Anne Catherine Sailley is busy continuously improving the Steelcase treasury function – yet still finds time to co-head the EACT’s cyber security working group and organise charitable missions in India. In this...

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April 2018 8 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Albert Hollema, Endemol Shine Group

With an uncanny knack of turning negatives into positives, Albert Hollema explains how he has drawn on past experiences to further develop his treasury career. He also shares his best advice for rising up through the treasury ranks – and as former Chairman of the...

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March 2018 9 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Michelle Dovey, MJD Treasury Solutions

My Life in Treasury Ever thought about taking a year out from treasury but are unsure how you will get back into the profession? Or perhaps you’ve considered opening your own treasury consultancy but don’t know where to start? Read on to discover how Michelle Dovey...

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January 2018 7 Min Read

My Life in Treasury: Helen Sanders, TMI

My Life in Treasury This edition marks my final one as Editor of TMI after nearly 12 remarkable years, so I thought I’d use the opportun...