CIMA’s new president Aubrey Joachim talks to AccountingWEB.co.uk deputy editor Gina Dyer about the recession, professional ethics, and why accountants should be seen less as ‘bean counters’ and more as the strategic thinkers and analysts that they are.
The financial sector has experienced something of a shake down in recent months, so it stands to reason that one of the world’s longest standing professional financial management bodies is ringing in the changes too. Born in Sri Lanka, Aubrey Joachim was recently elected CIMA’s first Asian president and brings with him a raft of professional experience gained from years of travelling the world as a strategic financial management consultant and coach.
He enters the fray at a particularly critical stage for...
About Gina Dyer
I've been a journalist for four years, writing on a wide variety of topics from business and finance to travel, culture and celebrities. I began my career as an editorial assistant for Palladian Publications, a B2B publisher specialising in technical magazines for professionals in primary industries. I later moved into consumer magazines as a staff writer for French Magazine, a monthly travel publication aimed at Francophiles, and was part of the launch team for The Traveller in France, a quarterly magazine produced for the French tourist board. I was also a regular contributor to online travel portal Homesworldwide.co.uk, and later worked with customer publishers Future Plus as a freelance production editor, before joining Sift Media in January 2009. I am currently Deputy Editor of AccountingWEB.co.uk.