Barbara Morris-Welsh has been appointed partner in charge of the financial management centre of excellence at KPMG Management Consulting.
The centre aims to develop thought leadership and innovative service for finance departments in major corporations. In her new role she will develop practical methodologies for changing business strategies.
Q: If you had an extra hour in the day how would you spend it?
A: I would spend it with my children
Q: Which company do you most admire?
A: Marks & Spencer
Q: Your greatest success?
A: It’s yet to come
Q: Your greatest regret?
A: After implementing the first SAP system in the UK, not starting my own consultancy and making millions
Q: What is the biggest challenge consultants face?
A: Co-ordinating the best industry knowledge available within a consultancy organisation at the right time and place for the client
Q: Your last cultural experience?
A: The film Sliding Doors
Q: Which organisation would you like to turn around?
A: Central Government
Q: What would you like to be doing in 10 years’ time?
A: Travelling the world
Q: What would you demand of Tony Blair?
A: The name of his dentist
In conversation with Martin Coyle
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Government's estimate of a £400m admin saving from Making Tax Digital is way off - and is instead a huge cost burden, warns Lamont Pridmore chief executive Graham Lamont
Xero unveiled its expanded global partner programme at Xerocon South, the accounting technology conference in Australasia