Author archive for Mark Fenton-Jones

  • research

    Research to commercialisation – getting the balance right

    How does a chief financial officer (CFO) attract funding to continue medical research and later, sufficient capital to commercialise the…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Social Media Strategies Still Need the Authentic Touch

    Like it or loathe it, social media is now an integral part of doing business. For many professionals, it’s an…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Regulators need resources to meet new market innovations

    Amid all the excitement about the financial spin-off from the benefits of the so-called digital economy, regulators are struggling to…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • New Ideas Advance Better Solutions

    William Buck’s Perth office is utilising some thought-provoking ideas as a means of finding solutions that will enable the firm…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • NFPs and CFOs

    Professional service firms are experiencing greater demand for their skills in providing strategic funding advice and asset management solutions to…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Startups a bumpy but exciting ride for creative CFOs

    The CFO who takes on the responsibility of helping a startup move into a sustainable growth phase needs to be…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Drowning in data but starving for information

    Chief Financial Officers (CFO) need to get their skates on if they want to be ready for the potential disturbances…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • When everything old is new again

    Not all Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are groomed for the position, no matter how well they performed in other executive…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Social media rings true with candidates

    Social media rings true with candidates

    If you were the CFO of a global business, would you stand in a park outside Sydney’s Central Station and…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • When uncertainty is on the menu

    CFOs have faced a lot of uncertainty in their area of responsibility in the past year, and will continue to…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Time to re-set the CFO/CIO Relationship

    Arguably the two most critical functions in a business, much has been written about the need for CFOs to work…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • How can CFOs become more innovative?

    CFOs are being urged to step outside their familiar finance training background and be more “innovative” if they want to…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Investing in innovation: don’t be left out in the cold

    What is the connection between a freezing truck driver in the US and an Australian company in Victoria? In short,…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Cyber security and the CFO

    Cyber security and the CFO

    Finance executives from the CFO down are being warned to prepare for an uptick in data breaches in 2016. “It’s…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Strategic leadership equates to a higher CFO salary

    Businesses pursuing growth no longer want just a really good finance person. As they struggle with the challenges of volatility,…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
  • Broader leadership and communication skills drive CFO’s success at REDARC

    Chris Johnson got his first indication that the newly-created position of CFO at fast growing South Australian electronics manufacturer REDARC,…

    by Mark Fenton-Jones
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