Postal and registered address
The Association of Corporate Treasurers
London EC2R 6BH
A body incorporated in England by Royal Charter.
Vacancies at the ACT
ACT (Administration) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Association of Corporate Treasurers, postal and registered address as above.
Company registration no: 1713927
VAT no: 404 6672 59
All transactions carried out on this site are in English.
Chief Executive and The Executive
Deputy Policy & Technical Director
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2577
Director of Membership & Company Secretary
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2555
The ACT team and contact details
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2542
Colin qualified as a member in the late 1980s. He has gained treasury, risk and corporate finance experience in a variety of industry sectors most recently in business support services as Director of Treasury, Tax and Risk Management, Rentokil Initial plc. He was also Divisional Finance Director of its City Link express parcels business.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2543
Sandra provides administrative support for the Chief Executive and the Executive team. Her role includes proactive management of the Chief Executive’s schedule and is the first port of call for all enquiries to his office.
Head of HR and Facilities
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2556
Melissa is responsible for the provision and review of office administration, facilities management, health and safety and personnel procedures in accordance with best practice. She is the first port of call for all recruitment and general HR enquiries. Melissa is an Associate member of the CIPD.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2534
Katy provides support to the Head of HR and Facilities in dealing with all aspects of HR administration and assisting with facilities management, including daily afternoon reception duties.
Receptionist (08:00 - 14:00)
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2541
Jenny deals with all telephone calls to the switchboard, general email enquiries and greets visitors to the ACT. She also ensures that essential office supplies are maintained and provides administrative support to the office. Jenny works from 08:30 to 13:30 Monday to Friday.
Communications and Marketing
Head of Marketing & Communications
Sharon heads up the marketing function and is responsible for ensuring the ACT communicates effectively with its members, the wider financial community and the media. She oversees a wide range of communications programmes and projects to build global awareness of the ACT and its products and services.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2547
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2549
Michelle manages the marketing campaigns for ACT products and services. Her main role is to develop marketing campaigns to promote ACT qualifications, including co-ordinating activities with overseas national treasury and other relevant associations and organisations to make ACT’s internationally-recognised qualifications available to their members. Michelle also manages the day-to-day relationships with our marketing partners and suppliers.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2533
Laura’s role involves supporting the Marketing Manager and the Head of Marketing & Communications. Her primary responsibilities are creating, editing and copywriting ACT newsletters and qualifications campaigns and also administrating our social media platforms. Other duties include producing analysis reports of KPIs and web stats via Google Analytics.
Marketing Data Analyst
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2546
Steven plays a lead role in assisting the business in building quality data, research and analysis across core markets. He is also responsible for ensuring accuracy and relevance of data in support of marketing and business development initiatives.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2591
Stuart’s role involves assisting the Marketing Manager in campaign planning and execution of events and training, with a particular focus on timelines, creative briefs and marketing across multiple channels, including direct mail, email, web and social media.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2584
Henna is responsible for marketing ACT training and events. Her main role includes developing strategic marketing campaigns, using a cross-channel approach, to promote commercial events ranging from topical breakfast briefings and the talkingtreasury series, right through to the ACT Annual Conference.
Director of Education
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2567
Vanessa is Director of Education and is responsible for the strategic direction, development and delivery of the ACT’s qualifications and training activities. Vanessa has worked in learning and education for 20 years, having previously led professional development programmes in a wide variety of subjects for both individuals and corporates worldwide.
Associate Director of Education
Sarah works with the Education team to provide technical support and input to the AMCT and certificate qualifications. As both ACMA and AMCT qualified, she has considerable corporate experience, most recently as Director of Treasury for Cadbury plc.
Education Programme Development Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2582
Helena project manages the design, development and construction of the ACT’s qualifications, as well as the updating process for all educational materials. She also looks after the maintenance of the e-learning websites.
Education Operations Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2565
Natalie manages the education operations team. She is responsible for the conduct of all processes and systems through the operations of enrolment, tuition and examinations. She also ensures accurate communications to students via a variety of media.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2568
Edie is the Course Administrator for the CertICM qualification. She provides customer support to all students, processes enrolments and bookings, looks after the ICM LinkedIn group, maintains regular contact with venues and tutors, as well as all other general administrative duties related to the AMCT teaching courses.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2593
Lucy is the Course Administrator for the AMCT Diploma. She also manages the bursary scheme, exemption process, and the ‘celebrating success’ initiative.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2566
Caroline organises all ACT examinations, including student exam entries, exam venues and results. Caroline is Secretary to the Exam Boards and co-ordinates the production of the exam papers.
Senior Education Executive
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2572
Holly manages the CertICM qualification and the tuition and revision for our other Certificate qualifications. She is responsible for the related budgets, quality and coordination of tutors.
Manisha Parmar (Maternity leave)
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2571
Rebecca registers students for all standalone Certificate qualifications (excluding CertICM) and is the course organiser for the MCT Advance Diploma qualification. If you wish to enquire or are currently studying for any of these qualifications, please contact Rebecca.
Associate Director of Education
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2574
Will is a Fellow of the ACT with extensive treasury experience. He lectures on behalf of the ACT, is involved in ACT training courses and works on the development and promotion of ACT qualifications with particular emphasis on the MCT Advanced Diploma.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2569
Kevin assists the Exams Officer with all administrative processes related to examinations, with particular responsibility for exam venues.
Training Development Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2559
Samantha joined the ACT in November 2010 and is responsible for developing the ACT’s training programme. Her aim is to increase the current reach of the public course programme as well as develop an in-house training programme which will compliment other ACT initiatives.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2573
Radmila is responsible for the administration and delivery of the ACT training course programme. Her responsibilities include the day-to-day management of the individual courses and involves responding to participant enquiries, processing bookings, liaising with trainers, collating their materials, all with the aim of ensuring the smooth running of each course.
Events and Conferences
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2585
Pauline is responsible for commercial events at the ACT and with her team delivers in the region of 30 events per year. These events range from topical breakfast briefings and evening symposium through to the talkingtreasury series in Europe and beyond. The events team also look after the Annual Dinner and are responsible for the ACT Annual Conference which in 2011 attracted over 1000 attendees.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2535
Lenise is part of the event logistics team and is responsible for the delivery of ACT event in the UK and the Middle East which includes conferences and breakfast briefings.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2539
Annabel is responsible for researching and producing a variety of conferences, forums and breakfast briefings within the ACT events portfolio. Working on such events as the ACT Middle East Annual Conference and the ACT Annual Cash Management Conference, Annabel’s events cover a range of topics both in the UK and internationally.
If you would like to suggest a topic or be considered as a speaker for a future ACT event, please contact Annabel.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2536
Caroline is part of the event logistics team and the first point of contact for delegate enquiries. She is responsible for registering attendees at all ACT events.
Events Operations Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2586
Sarah manages the events logistics team which is responsible for the delivery of all ACT events from breakfasts to the flagship ACT Annual Conference as well as the ACT Middle East programme of events.
Head of Events Development
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2590
Cassie heads up the events production team and is responsible for the strategic and innovative development of the ACT events programme in the UK and internationally, delivering circa 30 events per year. The events programme ranges from conferences, thought-leadership forums and breakfast briefings to keynote addresses, dinners and webinars across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
If you would like to suggest a topic or be considered as a speaker for a future ACT event, please contact Cassie.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2540
Interim Head of Finance
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2537
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2553
Paul is the Management Accountant, responsible for keeping an eye on the financials across all the ACT’s departments. He also offers enhanced Excel capability to the team.
Head of Information Systems
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2560
Charles is responsible for all electronic information systems from our telephones to the office network and public websites.
Information Systems Administrator
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2561
Anna has responsibility for the Data Management of our primary database, supporting the delivery of high quality information for use across the business. Developing reports using a variety of software tools for data analysis for all departments and manages website content.
Kumar is directly responsible for the development of the ACT’s website platform including the production of new systems and the maintenance of our existing online services.
Director of Membership & Company Secretary
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2555
Ria joined the ACT in 1993 and is a member of the Executive Team. She has overall responsibility for member services including CPD and regional groups. As Company Secretary she is involved with all legal, governance and constitutional matters and works closely with Council and the Appointments, Remuneration and Audit Committee (ARAC). Ria managed the ACT’s application process for a Royal Charter which is effective from 1 January 2013.
Employer Relations Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2531
David acts as liaison between the ACT and employers, ensuring that employers have the necessary information and resources to enable continuous professional development for ACT members.
Member Services Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2548
Zoe manages the administration of the membership function including regional groups, and is the first point of contact for all Members following their successful completion of the ACT’s qualifications.
Interim Membership Executive
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2587
Member Services Executive
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2557
Matthew is responsible for the administration of the membership function and is the first point of contact for all Corporate membership and Faculty membership applications.
Policy and Technical
The Policy & Technical team represent the profession to government, regulators and standard setters and promoters of industry standard terms and more generally, and seek to promote best practice in treasury and corporate finance.
The Policy & Technical team work with the Policy and Technical Committee and its working groups – virtual groups of treasurers and other interested professionals. The ACT’s approach to policy issues is set out in our Manifesto.
Policy & Technical Director
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2575
John is Policy and Technical Director. He has a wealth of senior-level treasury and finance experience, including being Director of Treasury at Cadbury Schweppes and Finance Director of the Global Confectionery division of Cadbury Schweppes. John is a previous chairman of the ACT’s Education Committee and Chairman of Council. He is a Chartered Secretary as well as a Fellow of the ACT. He is involved as a small business angel with a number of early stage companies.
Deputy Policy & Technical Director
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2577
Martin joined the Policy & Technical team in November 2003, where his responsibilities include provision of technical guidance and regular updates to members, as well as representing the views of treasurers to regulatory authorities. Prior to joining he was Group Treasurer of National Grid Group plc for 13 years. His career started by qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand. Martin is a Fellow of the ACT and previously served on the Programme Committee.
Associate Policy & Technical Director
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2578
Michelle joined the ACT Policy & Technical team after 14 years in Corporate Treasury Consulting at Deloitte. During this time she advised both large and small companies on a wide range of treasury areas including treasury restructuring, development of FX policies, management reporting and operational risk. Prior to joining Deloitte she worked in a number of large investment banks, including JP Morgan, SBC Warburg and Chase Manhattan. Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in Australia and is an Associate Member of the ACT.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2580
Peter Matza joined the ACT in September 2006, was appointed Head of Publishing in May 2008 and Engagement Director in February 2012. Peter is responsible for developing strategy to widen the ACT’s engagement with the global treasury community , as well as the publications business of the ACT. Peter is a Fellow of the ACT and a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers. Peter has over 25 years of treasury and banking experience.
Accounting and Publishing Assistant
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2558
Samantha is responsible for recording, posting and reconciling all customer receipts and supplier invoices to the relevant cashbooks and bank accounts. She also deals with all aspects of publishing administration to ensure the smooth running of the “Treasurer” and “Treasurer Middle East” magazine publications.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2581
Denis is responsible for developing strategic commercial relationships and tailoring advertising and sponsorship solutions to the needs of individual customers.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2545
Jennifer is responsible for developing relationships, promoting the commercial activities of the ACT and sponsorship administration.
Advertising & Sponsorship Manager
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2554
Kit is responsible for advertising and sponsorship sales across ACT publications, online and events. This involves maintaining and developing commercial relationships with new and existing customers to drive revenue across the ACT network.
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2570
James is responsible for raising the ACT’s profile and building relationships with stakeholders worldwide, in particular with key customers such as corporates, banks, educational and professional bodies. Until recently he directed the ACT’s international professional development programmes, delivering short course training and professional qualifications in treasury, risk management and corporate finance. James started his career in engineering and speciality chemicals; he is a UK Chartered Accountant, MCT qualified, and he has some 20 years’ experience in treasury, corporate finance and risk management, gained in substantial international public and private companies.