Episodes
We chat with Bridgeen McLoone, whose 20-year career spans diverse experiences. As a Finance Manager at Atlantic Dawn Group, Bridgeen’s expertise covers technical account management, project management and business development. With a diverse background spanning various sectors — from manufacturing and health, to architecture, retail, hospitality and now the seafood industry — Bridgeen brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the table. Throughout our chat, you’ll hear actionable...
Published 02/07/24
Published 02/07/24
Guest interviewer Jakub Bejnarowicz joins us in the latest CGMA Success Stories Podcast, as we chat with Lukas Bonko, a true expert in the Slovakian finance scene. Lukas isn’t just any guest. He’s the CEO of Stock Market in Bratislava, a proud FCMA and CGMA designation holder, having conquered the strategic case study in May 2023 after joining our CFO Program for Europe. In this episode, we uncover: •    How Lukas went from CFO Program participant to Stock Market CEO •    Strategic case...
Published 01/24/24
This can’t-miss episode is your chance to hear from one of the profession’s most influential leaders, Tom Hood, Executive Vice President, Business Growth & Engagement at AICPA® & CIMA®. Tom is one of the most respected thought leaders. He has been named the Second-Most Influential Person in Accounting since 2011 by Accounting Today magazine and, in 2015, was one of the first five thought leaders inducted into the Accounting Hall of Fame. You’ll hear insights on the future of...
Published 01/10/24
We're taking a break for Christmas, but get ready for an exciting lineup of guest speakers in 2024! To kick off the new year on January 10, 2024, our first interview will showcase Tom Hood, Vice President of Business, Growth & Engagement at AICPA & CIMA. Merry Christmas and a happy new year! RESOURCES Check out hub.cimaglobal.com for exclusive study resources, expert tips, and exam preparation materials. Visit aicpa-cima.com to uncover your possibilities.
Published 12/21/23
We feature Diane Lorgeré, Manager in Corporate Services Transformation at KPMG. Diane uncovers the world of corporate services transformation and shares her insights on innovation, collaboration and navigating challenges across infrastructure, government and health sectors. Prepare for practical advice and strategic approaches that drive impactful changes in the corporate world. You’ll hear anecdotes and career-transforming tips from an FCMA and CGMA member, making this episode a must-listen...
Published 12/13/23
Africa is undergoing tremendous growth and development, and CGMA® designation holders are at the forefront of change. In this episode, we have an inspiring conversation with two remarkable guests: Tariro Mutizwa, ACMA, CGMA, AICPA® & CIMA® Regional Vice President, Africa and Ernest Afrifah-Adae Jnr, a CGMA Candidate Exams Complete member. Tariro and Ernest discuss the global significance of the CGMA designation, how it can propel your career, exam and PER success tips and their journeys...
Published 11/29/23
In this CGMA Success Stories Podcast episode, we talk to experts about the Finance and the Great Reshuffle and how to address the talent shortage. You’ll hear about key trends driving Finance and the great reshuffle, how to attract and retain top talent, strategies for developing a more inclusive and equitable workplace and more. Join thought leaders in navigating the social and professional framework with reliable insights about the Great Reshuffle. You’ll be able to demonstrate your...
Published 11/15/23
If you’re curious about the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program (CGMA® FLP), this episode offers a glimpse into its potential to propel your career. Richmond Adu Addo a CGMA FLP candidate, sheds light on the lessons learned during his journey, emphasizing the importance of networking and mentorship in his success. Whether you’re an aspiring finance professional or on a path to the CGMA designation like Richmond, this episode will ignite your motivation. Join the conversation, follow and...
Published 11/01/23
Part Two of our chat with Stuart Pedley-Smith, the Head of Learning at Kaplan Financial, a leader in the finance education space. Stuart’s expertise and passion shine through as he delves into the nuances of success in the financial realm, giving you the guidance and confidence to navigate your CGMA® journey. You’ll hear insights into exam skills, overcoming exam setbacks and the transformative road to CGMA success. Whether you’re a dedicated finance student, a seasoned professional aiming...
Published 10/18/23
Part 1 of our chat with Stuart Pedley-Smith, the Head of Learning at Kaplan Financial, a leader in the finance education space. Stuart’s expertise and passion shine through as he delves into the nuances of success in the financial realm, giving you the guidance and confidence to navigate your CGMA® journey. You’ll hear insights into exam skills, overcoming exam setbacks and the transformative road to CGMA success. Whether you’re a dedicated finance student, a seasoned professional aiming to...
Published 10/04/23
CGMA candidate Lyndsay Falconer's awe-inspiring journey started in 2011 and showed her the importance of caring for her own mental and physical health. Through heartfelt storytelling, Lyndsay shares her remarkable trajectory, giving us an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs that shaped her path. Beyond the academic pursuit, Lyndsay divulges the secrets to maintaining a healthy work-life balance and nurturing her well-being. Her wisdom on sustaining a harmonious life while striving...
Published 09/19/23
Discover the secrets to success in the finance world with Craig Masterson, a Finance Business Partner at PepsiCo and a Chartered Global Management Accountant® (CGMA®). With an impressive track record in the finance industry, Craig’s expertise shines through as he emphasizes the importance of obtaining a professional finance qualification and how it can unlock boundless opportunities for career growth. You’ll hear his exclusive perspectives on the inner workings of PepsiCo, one of the...
Published 09/13/23
Step into the world of sustainable urban transport as we explore the remarkable journey of Transport for London (TFL). Guest interviewer Jeremy Osborn sits down with Will Butler, a sustainable practices expert who unveils TFL’s groundbreaking commitment to environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles. With a vision to create a greener and more socially responsible future, TFL has embraced innovative strategies beyond reducing its carbon footprint. You’ll discover how TFL’s...
Published 08/23/23
In our latest episode, Sandy Murray, Finance Director at Bender UK, takes the spotlight. Sandy’s passion for gender diversity and inclusive leadership shines as she shares her journey and the secrets to creating a positive impact in the workplace. Drawing from her extensive experience, she explores how organisations can reach new heights by empowering women to lead. From dispelling stereotypes to encouraging mentorship and empowerment, Sandy’s wisdom will revolutionise your perspective on...
Published 08/09/23
Discover the extraordinary resilience and unwavering determination of Malwina Kowalska, a CGMA® candidate, as she takes you on a captivating journey in our latest podcast episode. Malwina shares the challenges and obstacles she overcame on her path to success. From personal setbacks to self-doubt, she never wavered in pursuing her dreams. Her story is a testament to the power of perseverance and belief in oneself. As Malwina opens up about her journey, she reveals the transformative impact...
Published 07/26/23
We unlock success secrets, strategies and tips for your CGMA® journey, straight from within. Our guest speaker, Amber Cowburn, is a renowned working wellness consultant and trainer, and Mental Health First Aid Instructor. Amber covers how to develop a positive outlook, establish healthy habits, create a supportive environment that fosters personal growth, and more. You don’t want to miss this episode with a globally acclaimed award-winning expert!  If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the...
Published 07/12/23
Join us on an extraordinary journey with Brad Channer, FCMA, CGMA, LRAM as he talks to Jason Nye from our London office about his remarkable career fuelled by the CGMA qualification and the outstanding achievements he’s attained along the way. Brad, a distinguished creative, commercial, and strategic UK-based CFO with over a decade of experience, bringing invaluable insights to light. Through captivating conversations and compelling real-life anecdotes, hear his distinct perspective on...
Published 06/29/23
Welcome. Our first episode features two remarkable people who have played a big role in the evolution of management accounting and AICPA & CIMA. Andrew Harding, Chief Executive of Management Accounting at the Association, and Lawson Carmichael, Chief Membership & Operating Officer of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA), talk about unleashing the power of finance conquerors. Discover why CGMAs (Chartered Global Management Accountants) are the...
Published 06/14/23
We’re excited to introduce CGMA® Success Stories, our new show launching this June. It will ignite your passion for finance, and empower you to achieve new milestones in your finance career. Join us as we delve into the lives of remarkable CGMA professionals reshaping the finance industry with their resilience, innovation and groundbreaking achievements. Whether you’re seeking career growth, exploring innovative solutions, or simply looking to stay ahead of the curve, this podcast is your...
Published 06/08/23