FDE Breakfast Briefing London

Executive Breakfast Briefings Q2 Date: Tuesday 30th April, 2019
Time: 8.00 – 10.30 am
Venue: The Savoy, London
Moderator: Emma Castledine, former Head of Reporting and Risk at Gym Group
Event Partner: Workday
Delegates: 15-20 Senior finance executives cross industry
Cost: Complimentary

Embracing digital technology to transform finance

Exclusive FDE roundtable breakfast on Finance Transformation Success, and the increasingly influential role being played by digital technologies

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Founded in 2007, Gym Group is now the fastest growing low cost gym operator in the UK. Emma Castledine, former Head of Reporting and Risk, will discuss the finance transformation journey the organization undertook in order to support this expansion, and the need for core business systems that could help the firm stay agile and deliver on its fast-growth strategy.

She will also provide insight into the challenges Gym Group faced during this journey, and the importance of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of People, Process and Technology.

This exclusive, VIP invitation-only breakfast will enable you to network with like-minded finance professionals who are at various stages of their own transformation journeys and developing their functions to be more cost and time efficient.

The VIP invitation includes:
• Attendance of the event
• Networking opportunities reflecting the event’s exclusivity
• Breakfast & Drinks


The Savoy Hotel, Strand, London WC2R 0EZ

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  • 8.00:  Registration and coffee networking
  • 8.30:  Breakfast served
  • 9.00:  Welcome by FDE
  • 9.05:  Introductory speech by Workday 
  • 9.20:  Keynote Speech by Emma Castledine, former Head of Reporting and Risk at Gym Group
  • 9.50:  Q&A
  • 10.20:  End of briefing and additional networking

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Our Aims:

Since 1992 FDE magazine has delivered informative and authoritative coverage of the finance function, bringing you comment and analysis from the world’s most powerful business leaders. The objective of FDE briefings is to gather a community of leading Finance Directors / CFOs at world class venues to gain valuable insight from distinguished speakers. Participants have the opportunity to meet, network and discuss relevant issues and trends at a 5 star venue.