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February 2020 interviews and profiles

Meet leaders and innovators from the profession and beyond.

Chartered Stars keep on rising

5 March 2020: Jackie Crane (JC), Assistant Manager at PKF Francisclark, is a Chartered Star – one of the winners of ICAEW’s Chartered Star competition, whereby applicants compete to attend One Young World with ICAEW in a group of delegates from Chartered Accountants Worldwide. She speaks to Insights about her career, life and values.

Stretch targets: Gymshark’s CFO on growth, mindset and strategy

12 February 2020: after a career in general practice, Philip Daw joined Gymshark, one of the UK’s most exciting brands, as CFO. He tells ICAEW Insights about the transition from practice to industry, dealing with the generation gap, and what his experience brings to the company.

Gender imbalance: bridging the boardroom gap

5 February 2020: while last year saw a record number of women on FTSE 350 boards, closing the gender pay gap is not a straightforward task. What can businesses do to address gender imbalances and why does it make good business sense to do so?