Podcast: Making the shift from CFO to Board

Podcast: Making the shift from CFO to Board

In this podcast with Fiona talks to the host of the CFO 4.0 podcast - Hannah Munro, Managing Director of UK-based financial transformation consultancy itas - about balancing the cultural fit with bringing something different to the Board and shares her advice for people embarking on their board journey.

This insightful episode covers:

  • What skills & knowledge do you need to be on a Board? And how do you get them?
  • How to find and identify Board opportunities? And how to identify if it’s a good opportunity for you
  • How to make yourself stand out as a potential Board candidate?
  • What does a typical Board recruitment process look like?
  • Top tips on interviewing well

About Fiona Hathorn

Fiona is the CEO of Women on Boards UK alongside advising a number of different boards and organisations. Currently she is an Advisory Panel Member for the FRC (Financial Reporting Council), an Advisory Board Member to Spktral (a technology company that helps organisations simplify the gender pay gap reporting process), advisor to Peel Hunt (mid-cap stockbroker) and Chair of Hanx's Nominations Committee (FMCG start-up).

She is an expert in the areas of Governance, Regulation and Talent Management who has sat on both marketing and audit & finance committees. Fiona is also a Patron of Fight for Sight (a medical research charity) and was formerly a director for Hill Samuel Asset Management. She has advised the board of the Thai Euro Fund and is a Judge for the Non Executive Director Awards, sponsored by The Sunday Times. In 2020 Fiona joined King's College London's 'Global Institute for Women's Leadership' Advisory Board. 

More stories from Fiona:

Fiona Hathorn on why you're never too young for the boardroom
Do women on boards create more profit?
Cultural diversity on boards is a global issue