Reimagine Recovery - the opportunity for financial leadership: Europe

Speaker: Nick Jackson, FCMA, CGMA, CIMA President


Virtual event for CIMA students and members in Europe and Eurasia

It is our pleasure to invite you to a virtual event with CIMA President Nick Jackson, FCMA, CGMA and Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, Chief Executive — Management Accounting.

Join them to hear how finance professionals can help to reimagine and rebuild the global economy after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nick and Andrew will be joined by Fergal Foley, ACMA, CGMA, Chair of Europe Regional Advisory Panel, who as a local expert will give a regional perspective on the issues and opportunities ahead.

Find out what CIMA is doing to help you succeed in these difficult times and ask the panel questions about your current professional concerns!

About the speakers:

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA, is Chief Executive – Management Accounting at the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants.

Andrew leads all management accounting activities for the Association, develops plans and strategies, manages relationships and delivers results for members. He is also focused on driving value for members, firstly by globalizing Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

Andrew is a Deloitte alumnus, having started his career in the mid-1980s as a trainee auditor. He progressed into training and development from there, and then began professional body work in 1991. He joined CIMA in 2009, originally as Executive Director for Global Markets, and became Managing Director in 2011– a position he held until 2016. Andrew served as Non-Executive Chairman of GTS Chemicals PLC, a Chinese company listed in London, from 2014 to 2016.

Andrew  holds an MBA from Henley Business School at the University of Reading, and a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol.

Fergal Foley, ACMA, CGMA, is Chair of CIMA Europe Regional Advisory Panel.

Fergal spent several years in electronic proprietary financial trading, specialising in European equity index and bond futures. A role in treasury management followed with CIT Group Inc. comprising of liquidity management for the company’s European operations.  He then entered the leasing business, initially compiling reporting analytics for various leasing portfolios. He is currently a member of the European operations management team for Dell Bank International D.A.C, with responsibility for the profitability of the bank’s leasing portfolio and managing the bank’s lease residual value exposure. 

Fergal has a BA in Mathematics, Economics and Statistics from University College Dublin, a post-graduate diploma from the Smurfit School of Business and the trader examinations of Deutsche Bank’s Eurex Exchange.  Fergal is one of the first passed finalists to date to have sat the new CIMA professional syllabus in its entirety, an experience he hopes will enable him to provide valuable feedback and input at European board sessions.

Nick Jackson, FCMA, CGMA, CIMA President

Nick Jackson has had a strong interest in financial management and performance improvement throughout his career, working across a number of industries, including central and local government, energy, and utility companies. Nick currently works for the software technology company Oracle, which he joined in 2016. He leads a team of business development directors working across Western Europe, supporting over 100 sales representatives. His team is responsible for developing and promoting industry-based propositions using Oracle Cloud services for financial and performance management. Nick was co-opted to CIMA Council in 2009. This was in recognition of his role in promoting the value of CIMA as a balanced qualification for public sector finance professionals. In 2014, Nick was elected to the Executive Committee as Member without Portfolio, and remains an active advocate for CIMA, delivering talks to promote management accounting, with a particular focus on the public sector.

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15 September, Tuesday I 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CEST I virtual event

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