Contact Us

Postal and registered address

The Association of Corporate Treasurers
51 Moorgate
London EC2R 6BH
United Kingdom

Main switchboard
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2540
(09:00 - 17:30 weekdays UK Time)
F: +44 (0)20 7374 8744
E: enquiries@treasurers.org
W: information request form

A body incorporated in England by Royal Charter.

Vacancies at the ACT

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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

Melissa Brittain

Melissa Brittain
Head of HR and Facilities

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2556
E: mbrittain@treasurers.org

Pauline Coulter

Pauline Coulter
Commercial Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2585
E: pcoulter@treasurers.org

Charles Cresswell

Charles Cresswell
Head of Information Systems

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2560
E: ccresswell@treasurers.org

John Grout

John Grout
Policy & Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2575
E: jgrout@treasurers.org

Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher

Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher
Director of Education

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2567
E: vanessa@treasurers.org

James Lockyer

James Lockyer
Development Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2570
E: jlockyer@treasurers.org

Peter Matza

Peter Matza
Engagement Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2580
E: pmatza@treasurers.org

Denis Murphy

Denis Murphy
Sponsorship Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2581
E: dmurphy@treasurers.org

Sharon Newell

Sharon Newell
Head of Marketing & Communications

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2547
E: snewell@treasurers.org

Tony McIntyre

Tony McIntyre
Interim Head of Finance

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2537
E: tmcintyre@treasurers.org

Martin O'Donovan

Martin O'Donovan
Deputy Policy & Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2577
E: modonovan@treasurers.org

Ria Robinson

Ria Robinson
Director of Membership & Company Secretary

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2555
E: rrobinson@treasurers.org

Colin Tyler

Colin Tyler
Chief Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2542
E: ctyler@treasurers.org


The ACT team and contact details

Chief Executive

Colin Tyler

Colin Tyler
Chief Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2542
E: ctyler@treasurers.org

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.

Sandra

Sandra Tuah
Executive Assistant

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2543
E: stuah@treasurers.org

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.

Administration

Melissa Brittain

Melissa Brittain
Head of HR and Facilities

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2556
E: mbrittain@treasurers.org

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.

Katy Dudley

Katy Dudley
Administrative Assistant

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2534
E: kdudley@treasurers.org

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.

Jenny Franklin

Jenny Franklin
Receptionist (08:00 - 14:00)

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2541
E: enquiries@treasurers.org

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

Sharon Newell

Sharon Newell
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
E: snewell@treasurers.org

Michelle Ablett

Michelle Ablett
Marketing Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2549
E: mablett@treasurers.org

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.

Laura Kinch

Laura Kinch
Marketing Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2533
E: lkinch@treasurers.org

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.

Steven Miles

Steven Miles
Marketing Data Analyst

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2546
E: smiles@treasurers.org

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.

Stuart Roscoe

Stuart Roscoe
Marketing Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2591
E: sroscoe@treasurers.org

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.

Henna Sadhu

Henna Sadhu
Marketing Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2584
E: hsadhu@treasurers.org

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.

Education

Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher

Vanessa Harwood-Whitcher
Director of Education

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2567
E: vanessa@treasurers.org

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.

Sarah Boyce

Sarah Boyce
Associate Director of Education

E: sboyce@treasurers.org

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.

Anna Corr

Helena Coomber
Education Programme Development Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2582
E: hcoomber@treasurers.org

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.

Natalie Eggins

Natalie Eggins
Education Operations Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2565
E: natalie@treasurers.org

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.

Edie Fairservice

Edie Fairservice
Education Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2568
E: efairservice@treasurers.org

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.

Lucy Gee

Lucy Gee
Education Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2593
E: lgee@treasurers.org

Lucy is the Course Administrator for the AMCT Diploma. She also manages the bursary scheme, exemption process, and the ‘celebrating success’ initiative.

Caroline Hunt

Caroline Hunt
Exams Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2566
E: chunt@treasurers.org

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.

Holly Mulvihill

Holly Mulvihill
Senior Education Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2572
E: hmulvihill@treasurers.org

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 Parmer

Manisha Parmar (Maternity leave)
Tuition Manager

Rebecca Spence-Kirkham

Rebecca Moody
Education Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2571
E: rmoody@treasurers.org

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.

Will Spinney

Will Spinney
Associate Director of Education

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2574
E: wspinney@treasurers.org

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.

Kevin Molloy

Kevin Molloy
Exams Administrator
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2569
E: kmolloy@treasurers.org

Kevin assists the Exams Officer with all administrative processes related to examinations, with particular responsibility for exam venues.

Samantha Baglioni

Samantha Baglioni
Training Development Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2559
E: sbaglioni@treasurers.org

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.

Radmila Trkulja

Radmila Trkulja
Training Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2573
E: rtrkulja@treasurers.org

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

Pauline Coulter

Pauline Coulter
Commercial Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2585
E: pcoulter@treasurers.org

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.

Lenise Kotze

Lenise Christian
Events Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2535
E: lchristian@treasurers.org

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.

Annabel Nason

Annabel Nason
Conference Producer

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2539
E: anason@treasurers.org

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.

Lucy Alvelos

Caroline Padmore
Events Administrator

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2536
E: cpadmore@treasurers.org

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.

Sarah Netherway

Sarah Netherway
Events Operations Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2586
E: snetherway@treasurers.org

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.

Cassie Newman

Cassie Sale
Head of Events Development

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2590
E: csale@treasurers.org

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.

Juliet Tewungwa
Conference Producer
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2540
E: jtewungwa@treasurers.org

Finance

Tony McIntyre

Tony McIntyre
Interim Head of Finance

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2537
E: tmcintyre@treasurers.org

Paul Maggs

Paul Maggs
Management Accountant

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2553
E: pmaggs@treasurers.org

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.

Information Systems

Charles Cresswell

Charles Cresswell
Head of Information Systems

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2560
E: ccresswell@treasurers.org

Charles is responsible for all electronic information systems from our telephones to the office network and public websites.

Anna Corr

Anna Corr
Information Systems Administrator
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2561
E: acorr@treasurers.org

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 Macharla

Kumar Macharla
Web Developer

E: kmacharla@treasurers.org

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.

Membership

Ria Robinson

Ria Robinson
Director of Membership & Company Secretary

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2555
E: rrobinson@treasurers.org

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.

David Coulson

David Coulson
Employer Relations Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2531
E: dcoulson@treasurers.org

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.

Zoe Norris

Zoe Norris
Member Services Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2548
E: znorris@treasurers.org

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.

Andrew Bennett
Interim Membership Executive
T: +44 (0)20 7847 2587
E: abennett@treasurers.org

Matthew Trickey

Matthew Trickey
Member Services Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2557
E: mtrickey@treasurers.org

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.

John Grout

John Grout
Policy & Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2575
E: jgrout@treasurers.org

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.

Martin O'Donovan

Martin O'Donovan
Deputy Policy & Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2577
E: modonovan@treasurers.org

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.

Michelle Price

Michelle Price
Associate Policy & Technical Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2578
E: mprice@treasurers.org

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.

Publishing

Peter Matza

Peter Matza
Engagement Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2580
E: pmatza@treasurers.org

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.

Samantha Bone

Samantha Bone
Accounting and Publishing Assistant

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2558
E: sbone@treasurers.org

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.

Sponsorship

Denis Murphy

Denis Murphy
Sponsorship Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2581
E: dmurphy@treasurers.org

Denis is responsible for developing strategic commercial relationships and tailoring advertising and sponsorship solutions to the needs of individual customers.

Jennifer Poolman

Jennifer Poolman
Sponsorship Executive

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2545
E: jpoolman@treasurers.org

Jennifer is responsible for developing relationships, promoting the commercial activities of the ACT and sponsorship administration.

Kit Ojigho

Kit Ojigho
Advertising & Sponsorship Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2554
E: kojigho@treasurers.org

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.

James Lockyer

James Lockyer
Development Director

T: +44 (0)20 7847 2570
E: jlockyer@treasurers.org

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.