Report | How are London’s most forward-thinking CFOs responding to the changing finance role?

From Brexit to Blockchain to the digital agenda, the modern CFO is in the driving seat. Over 57% of CFO’s now have 2 or more non-finance direct reports, and that 83% of CFO’s are increasingly turning to analytics to provide greater clarity and leadership within their roles. (EY survey, 2017)

The finance role is changing – how are London’s most forward-thinking CFOs responding?

Finance leaders from the Public Sector, Tech, NFP, and Commercial sectors shared their strategies – and their wish lists – at the latest Hidden Edge club.

Insights included:

  • Trading in ROI thinking in favour of the more comprehensive Amara’s Law
  • Why the assessment of what makes a “good project” has to change
  • Finance departments as the gatekeepers to innovation

All quotes and ideas have been anonymised, as per club rules, so please feel free to share the report with colleagues or on LinkedIn if you’d like.