BUFDG 2021 > Programme > Thursday 18th




9:30 - 10:30

PLENARY 4 - The Future of Reporting

Nolan Smith, Director of Finance, Office for Students; Andrew Connolly, CFO, University of Exeter; Neil Stevenson, Director - Audit & Assurance, Deloitte


11:15 - 12:15

WORKSHOP 25 - Where are we going? Looking to the future of higher education across the UK

Rachel Hewitt, Director of Policy and Advocacy, HEPI


WORKSHOP 26 - "One size fits no one very well" - small and specialist providers in a competitive market

Judith Barber, FD, Royal Academy of Music; Sharon Bailey, Finance Director, Leeds Arts University; Mary White, CFO, Royal Holloway University of London, Paul Kirkham, Chief Executive, ICMP


WORKSHOP 27 - How to Plan and Manage Through Financial Uncertainty

Lex Makariou, Director of Business Solutions & Julian Carter, Head of Higher Education, Axiom EPM; Elizabeth Francis, Director of Financial Planning & Analysis, UCL 


WORKSHOP 28 - Can Universities create positive impact with their investments?

Alexander True, Business Partner;  Ben McEwen, Climate Change Investment Analyst;  Therese Kieve, Stewardship Analyst;  Oliver Bates, Partner;  Rowena White, Investment Manager; Sarasin & Partners


13:30 - 14:30

WORKSHOP 29 - Risks, Ratings and the Reality: how COVID-19 has changed the funding market

Peter Lyons, Partner, QMPF; Jeanne Harrison, Vice President - Senior Analyst, Moodys; Sarah Randall-Paley, Chief Financial Officer, Lancaster University


WORKSHOP 30 - Demonstrating the value of procurement – case studies and collaboration

Larissa Morrish, Head of Procurement, Lancaster University; James Trotter, Director of Procurement, University of Leicester & Loughborough University; Julie-Ann Garton, Managing Director, NWUPC, Don Bowman, Director, LUPC


WORKSHOP 31 - Negative rates and ESG in treasury investing: what university finance teams need to know

Craig Inches, Head of Rates and Cash, & Beth Goldsmith, Responsible Investment Analyst, Royal London Asset Management


WORKSHOP 32 - Top-10 Tax Countdown

Andrea Marshall, Tax Specialist; and Julia AscottPayroll and Employment Taxes Specialist, BUFDG


15:00 - 15:45

TOPICAL BREAKOUTS - Moderated, informal discussion sessions








This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation and your ability to provide feedback, analyse your use of the site and services and assist with our member communication efforts. Privacy Policy. Accept cookies Cookie Settings