Chief Financial Officer and Project Management Professional (PMP) with experience managing cross-functional teams across Europe, Asia Pacific and the Americas on complex strategic initiatives. Seeking to use my skills and experiences to increase shareholder value through world-class innovation in strategic management and best practices for creating operational efficiencies, specifically as it concerns Corporate Finance, Program Management, Business Development, Risk Management, Supply Chain/Logistics Security, and Trade Facilitation.
An effective networker with a proven ability to communicate technical subject matter to non-specialist policy makers and have the ability to lead, manage and motivate multicultural teams and to deliver inter-disciplinary work programmes. Senior executive with experience in reporting to the Board of Directors, Finance and Audit Committees. Results-oriented and effective leader with proven ability to provide leadership in the design of organizational structures and corporate governance rules in order to facilitate successful integration of divisions to achieve sustained synergies. Visionary leadership strengths with respect to the proper functioning of executive board decision-making bodies. Seeking to provide strategic leadership to establish long-range goals, plans, and policies to achieve the success and growth of the organization. Personal belief in professional accountability at all levels of the organization and work to create a culture of teamwork with appropriate rewards.
Jan 2009 - Present
Executive Officer - Budget, Research & Strategy
World Customs Organization
Jul 2008 - Present
Owner - Senior Consultant
May 2007 - Present
Executive Officer - Budget & Strategy
Working in the Office of the Secretary General, primary responsibilities are Chief Financial Officer of the organization. Responsible for liaison with Finance Committee and Audit Committee. WCO Data Model Steering Group member. WCO Advisory Committee on Contracts member.
Additional responsibilities include:
- Accountable for the overall responsibility of administrative and IT support, including planning and structural horizontal project design, in relation to the implementation of the WCO Strategic Plan.
- Contribute to the overall view of the WCO's Key Results Achievements as well as its Resource Allocation Efficiency;
- Act as an Expert on performance measurement within the Directorates and Sub-Directorates.
- Maintain relations with the line management within the Directorates and the Division of Administration and Personnel.