October 2020 issue

AB Magazine - Bernard J Birkett Photography


Helping to fight Covid-19

A global career in the pharmaceutical industry has equipped Bernard Birkett FCCA with the skills to take on the critical challenges posed by a pandemic



Fewer firms but bigger fees

The number of small practices in the UK is declining but they are becoming more profitable



Can Guyana escape the resource curse?

Long-term measures and a cultural shift are needed to eradicate corruption in the country’s public sector if looked-for oil riches are to be shared by all



Balancing the books

Insights into the real-life budgeting challenges facing local government during and after the pandemic


Serial entrepreneur Truong Duc Thang FCCA has a pedigree in launching new businesses in the country

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As FD of Uganda Breweries, Busola Doregos FCCA extricated the business from the harsh consequences of super-hard lockdown

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For Sim Siew Shan FCCA, CFO at AirAsia, understanding the nuts and bolts of the business is key to a role that encompasses the breadth of finance operations in Malaysia

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For Duan Dawei, CFO and senior vice president at tech company iFLYTEK, artificial intelligence is the key to organisational resilience

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