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.
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.
Albert Hollema, Endemol Shine Group, is a treasurer with an uncanny knack of turning negatives into positives. He talks to Eleanor Hill about his career to date and how he has drawn on past experiences to further develop his treasury career.