On this episode of the Treasury Career Corner podcast, I’m joined by Toby Shore, Senior Director, Group Treasury, Risk and Insurance at Emirates Global Aluminium PJSC [EGA].

Toby’s primary role is to oversee and manage the liquidity profile, risk management strategies, and capital structure at EGA related to cash management’s treasury operations, counterparty credit risk management, financial risk management, insurance, global tax, and risk and business continuity management.

He is responsible for the development and articulation of EGA’s enterprise wide risk management philosophy (including business continuity and crisis management), the implementation of an integrated risk management framework and platform. He has over-arching management responsibility to manage and report on the financial, operational and strategic risks of the company.

EGA is the world’s largest premium aluminium producer and the biggest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas. They operate aluminium smelters in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, an alumina refinery in Abu Dhabi, and a bauxite mine and associated export facilities in the Republic of Guinea. EGA is owned equally by Mubadala Investment Company of Abu Dhabi and Investment Corporation of Dubai.

On the podcast we discussed…

  • How Toby’s unusual career background led him to a career in treasury
  • The advantages of his unique experiences gave him
  • How Toby leveraged the events of the 2008 financial crisis to his career’s advantage
  • Why education upskilling is key to his team’s development
  • How robotics is beginning to make an impact on the industry
  • What the two big areas treasurers should focus on next
  • Toby’s three top tips for anyone who wants to break into a treasury career

If you want to get in touch with Toby, you can connect with him on LinkedIn.

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