Like many other tech sector CFOs in the throes of leading their business beyond heavy cash burn towards profitable growth, ELMO Software’s James Haslam keeps a keen eye out for sustainable cost controls. In doing so, he’s lifted the lid on a common, but largely overlooked issue: the ‘performance pay gap’.
Data is still often hailed as a company’s greatest asset, but as privacy breach risks continue to climb, Acumentis CFO and Group Executive Director Risk, IT & Privacy, John Wise urges CFOs and finance leaders to reassess the benefits of the data held by their businesses.
Seasoned international CFO Ralph Khoury says the scandals that have shaken Australia’s corporate landscape this year should be a wake-up call to all CFOs about their role as “stewards” of governance and ethics.
'Never give up' is a mantra that’s stood Allan Davies OAM GAICD in good stead throughout his 50-year mining and logistics career, but never more so than in the past decade, since making it his mission to help rhinos survive.
The uptake of fertility treatment is grabbing the attention of human resources teams around the world as organisations look to better support employees in new ways, like Westpac’s new fertility leave policy.
When new mum and corporate lawyer Etta Watts-Russell discovered how common breastfeeding difficulties were, she decided to do something about it, throwing everything behind the birth of her start-up, Lactamo. First published on Westpac Wire.
Like many professionals, the thought of joining a board wasn’t top of mind for Julia Shtepa because she didn’t really know where to start – until she came across Westpac Foundation’s Board Observership Program.
Bobbi Mahlab AM, Founder of Mentor Walks (Image: Emma Foster)
Bobbi Mahlab AM reckons there’s a mix of “science and magic” behind the success of her not-for profit women’s mentoring organisation, Mentor Walks, and the steady rise in participants suggests she is spot on.