José- Carlos has 25 years’ experience of restructuring, finance, HR and IT in several large multinational corporations. He now stands as Vice President for ASSET, an association with over 600 members – CFOs, treasurers and finance professionals from both corporates and public institutions.
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.
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.
Gareth Evans, Group Treasurer of international healthcare group Bupa, discusses his career in treasury, in particular describing how his experiences on an industry graduate training scheme gave him an appreciation of the special perspective into a business which treasury provides.