This is the inaugural get together for the Women's FD network.
In this session we will focus on the following:
- Sharing the experience of our clients and the top issues FDs need to focus on now
- A 'fireside chat' with Rhiannon Phillips and Clare Coles, two experienced FDs, who will be share their journeys and taking us through how the future looks for them.
Jenny Batchelor will host the session, she is a partner at Smith & Williamson specialising in corporate tax. Jenny works with growing businesses to help them find commercial solutions to the tax challenges they face.
Clare Coles is the founder Director of Tall Solutions Limited. Clare's experience includes a number of strategic FD & HR roles within Manufacturing [Hanson PLC & The Traffic Group Ltd], F&B Retail [The Cornish Bakery Ltd], and 'not for profit' [NHS]. Following Clare's achievements throughout her career in delivering results across Finance, People & Operations, she is unique in being able to provide both excellent finance support with strong commercial solutions.
Clare is now focused in pursuing her passion to bring Tall Solutions to small businesses across multiple sectors.
Rhiannon Phillips is currently FD at Offsite Solutions, a design, manufacturer and supplier of innovative design bathroom pods, having joined there in 2018 as an interim. Rhiannon has over 20 years’ experience in practise and industry helping SMEs to deliver business performance and has strong experience at Board Level in dynamic, fast-growing businesses in privately owned, listed and private equity environments. Her previous finance roles include The Barts Ingredients Co Ltd, Nutrisure Ltd, Pukka Herbs and Cartridge World Ltd.#