Being a third-generation accountant, I am constantly reminded what needs to be done in the governance space for small, fast-growing businesses. While accounting is a great head start, there is a broad range of other essential skills owners and operators need to deal with.
There’s no doubt that being chief financial officer for a junior listed company in Perth going through the commodity downturn had its challenges. And like many in Perth at the time, I not only had to find ways to cut costs, I was accidentally thrust into the role of company secretary.
What an incredible two days with over 450 knowledge-thirsty attendees and the highest calibre of content experts — our most successful National Conference ever!
What a day! Governance at a time of disruption. Disrupt we did on the opening day of Governance Institute’s 2017 National Conference. In its warp and weft, in its style, in its rhythm, this was clearly a National Conference that has refreshed itself and drawn energy from its theme.