About The Speaker
Paula brings her intuitive leadership and industry insight into any organization she works with driving transformational change. Her ability to create shareholder value and empower leadership teams from the inside out creates an infectious environment which inspires companies to work with her time and time again. Driven by a 360-degree vision, Paula balances technical skill with strategic thinking – encouraging innovation while managing risk. Distinguished by her ability to identify, leverage, and cultivate talent, Paula has many accolades to her name. Awarded CFO of the Year (2013) in the Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting Excellence Awards, she has driven huge business turnaround projects in her roles as CFO in ASX technology companies.
Racking up over two decades in the industry in both Australia and the UK, Paula has gained considerable financial, operational and strategic management experience. From spearheading acquisitions to revenue increases of 157%, she is responsible for share price increases of 300% and an excess of $100 million market capitalization growth through acquisition and transition of three businesses.