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Building Up Treasury Infrastructures with Patrick Clarke


About this episode

If you want to learn what everyday life is like for a Group Treasurer, including role responsibilities, join me on this exciting episode of the Treasury Career Corner podcast with Patrick Clarke, the Group Treasurer at Excellence Logging based in London. Patrick has spent over 20 years in the treasury profession in industries ranging from heavy manufacturing, retail, travel, IT, music, financial services and now Oil & Gas services. His PE experience has involved working for a distressed asset to manage covenant breaches, setting up a new treasury function in a spin off and seeking improved funding facilities and developing cash management and forecasting improvements across a diverse group. He has worked in Australia, the UK, France, the US and Switzerland and is currently based in London with Excellence Logging. Excellence Logging is a specialist oilfield services company with a focus on providing customers safe, and more technically advanced geological, surface formation evaluation, drilling monitoring, and light well intervention services. Formed in 2015, Excellence Logging benefits from an experienced management team, innovative research and engineering capabilities, and a collaborative approach to meeting customer needs. The company has operations in over 35 countries, employing more than 1600 people. On the podcast we discussed…
  • Patrick’s career journey covering previous roles right up to his existing role with Excellence Logging
  • Differences between working in treasury in Australia vs UK
  • Consulting and the importance of gaining broad experience
  • How to build the infrastructure of a treasury department
  • Patrick shares his ethos around treasury
  • What treasurers need to focus on more within their role
  • Patrick shares his top tips for pursuing a career in treasury
If you want to get in touch with Patrick, you can connect with him via LinkedIn. Listen to episode 90 of the Treasury Career Corner - How To Manage Treasury Teams With Andrea Paulis, the Executive Vice President and Group Treasurer at CNH Industrial. Are you interested in pursuing a career within Treasury? Whether you’ve recently graduated, or you want to search for new job opportunities to help develop your treasury career, The Treasury Recruitment Company can help you in your search for the perfect job. Find out more here. Or, send us your CV and let us help you in your next career move! If you’re enjoying the show please rate and review us on whatever podcast app you listen to us on, for Apple Podcasts click here!