About this episode
Treasury is an ever-changing industry. As such, it always needs dynamic, proactive people who are willing to learn and grow. According to this week’s Treasury Career Corner guest, this has been the key to succeeding in this career. Andrew Hawes, the Group Treasurer at Innospec Inc, explains that you need to learn as much as possible about your role, about the business, and about the people around you to climb ahead in your career. Andrew’s held multiple roles in treasury, including Group Treasurer at Brammer Group, Group Treasury Manager at Speedy Hire PLC, and Pensions & Treasury Analyst at Renold PLC. Innospec Inc. is a global chemical company with manufacturing, research centres, and operations in 24 countries. The company provides chemicals, additives, and formulations for markets including agrochemicals, construction, fuel additives, home care, metal extraction, oilfield, personal care, polymers, and waxes. Innospec Inc. currently employs approximately 1,900 talented professionals globally.
On the podcast Andrew Hawes and I discussed…
- How Andrew moved from accounting to a treasury career
- How Andrew’s career was affected by the 2008 financial crisis
- Why the key to success is always learning and being proactive
- Why soft skills are so important in treasury
- Andrew’s tips for new treasurers