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 prove to be unusually tricky, she sometimes finds the answer while reading a good book.
Frances Cavanagh, Director, Treasury Operations, Willis Towers Watson reflects on her treasury career so far, describes the qualities she looks for when recruiting treasury personnel and explains the benefits of a formal treasury education.
The Polish Corporate Treasurers Association offers a major forum in which to develop and improve knowledge about the role of professional treasurers, and also to exchange experiences and teach the importance of liquidity at the management level of a corporate entity.
Anne Catherine Sailley is 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. Along with some great career advice, she explains how she draws on her experience of raising horses to harness the creative power of her treasury team.