Shaun is an inspiring, driven and strategically-focused finance leader, with over 35 years’ expertise, most of which has been spent in high-profile finance roles, centring on the initiation, development and implementation of effective strategies to deliver organisational success.
His financial services expertise has led him to undertake senior level positions for the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited including Financial Controller for Europe, Middle East, Africa and South Asia.
Shaun has been instrumental in advising and directing financial strategy since his early career beginnings with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) whereafter he served as Group Accountant UK, Europe and North America for Standard Chartered Bank. Shaun’s career quickly saw him take up senior-level roles within the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, based in London, where Shaun lead a finance team that would project manage the migration of ANZ Grindlays Bank plc to Australia. Being promoted to the Director of Corporate Finance within the Group, Shaun provided leadership to the ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited Board’s Finance & Accounting strategy to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position with an overall control of the company’s accounting function, which included structuring and executing leasing transactions, heading up the IFRS Conversion Project 2006 in Europe as well as regulatory projects including FSA Licence Application for ANZ Bank (Europe) Limited, serving as Chairman of ANZEF Limited as well as ANZ Non-Executive Director for investments in associates, to name just a few.
Shaun has served as Head of Administration of a specialist equity fund, on behalf of clients looking for the best return on their investment, for Broadwalk Asset Management as well as an Advisor for the Reading-based Frontline Debt Advice Charity.
- Finance analysis and modelling
- Financial due diligence
- Strategic planning and implementation
- Investor management
- Preparation of forecasts, budgets and balance sheets
- Internal / external stakeholder management
- Business development and transformation
- FX risk management
- Cash flow management
- Team leadership, mentoring and inspiration
- Problem solving and solution generation
- Confident communicator and presenter
- Regulation compliance