London FP&A Circle: A New Era for FP&A Profession

October 4, 2016

London FP&A Circle: A New Era for FP&A Profession
On 4 October 2016, the second meeting of the London FP&A Circle gathered together in the Holborn office of Michael Page to discuss A New Era for FP&A Profession.

Meeting Agenda

  • FP&A profession: latest trends. Professional education. Profile of an ideal FP&A professional
    • “The Soft Stuff: traits of a successful FP&A professional”. Presentation by Ash Sharma, Divisional FP&A Director, Walgreens Boots Alliance. 
    • "My FP&A Journey" by Gemma Davie, Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis at CA Technologies
  • FP&A team building: what are the key team roles.
    • “FP&A profession in 2020” by Marc Lloyd, Senior Finance Manager at Legal & General Investment Management
    • “FP&A Job Market” by Jonathan Firth, MD at Michael Page
  • Conclusions and Recommendations 

At the meeting, the Board members discussed the evolution of the FP&A profession. We also had presentations from London FP&A Board members. The FP&A Board gathered over 37 financial planning and analysis (FP&A) practitioners from such companies as

  • AON,
  • Alliance Boots,
  • CA Technologies,
  • Glencore,
  • IMS Health, 
  • Kuoni Group,
  • London South Bank University,
  • Sony Mobile Communications,
  • Turner, Smiths Group,
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance,
  • and many others.

Our sponsors

We are very grateful to our sponsors and partners Michael Page, one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies and Prevero, a leading Corporate Performance Management (CPM) provider, for supporting this and other events globally.