Simon White:

Skilled and experienced in the challenges of succeeding in business

Qualifications and training:

Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZ) (CA) (1981

University of Canterbury B.Com, Accounting Major (1978)

University of Hawaii Advanced Management Programme

SME experience:

Part time CFO for a Christchurch based import/distribution business that sells in NZ and Australia;

Director of two early stage companies;

Trustee of the Community Housing Trust and provide mentoring for a number of SME’s (voluntary service).

Corporate CFO, Strategic and business development experience:

Wrightson Ltd ( CFO for 6 years)

PSIS Ltd (CFO for 4 years -now Cooperative bank)

Trust bank Canterbury (11 years -Management Accountant then CFO)

Trust Bank NZ (group): for 4years as GM-Strategic Development

Why Us?

As a veteran CFO, I’m very experienced and competent at:

Cash-flow management

Financial forecasting

Acquisition Due Diligence

Improving profit margins & productivity

Cost reduction

Funding the business, dealing with banks

Strategic/ business planning

Business Case evaluation and preparation

Business partnering/JV’s

Managing foreign currency risks (Exporters and importers)

Retirement/succession/ business sale

Financial turnarounds