The changing role of finance: Chris Ling, British Gas

Chris Ling, Financial Controller from British Gas, discusses some of the key trends from the recent CGMA report  ‘New skills, existing talent – the new mandate for finance professionals in supporting long-term business success.’

Chris provides perspectives on the increasing remit and support that finance provides the organisation, the drivers and possible barriers that may exist in some organisations in fulfilling this broadening mandate.  He also shares his views and experience with regards to how this is impacting on the skills and behaviours that finance professionals require to effectively perform such an expanding role.