In our interview this month, we hear from Jason Wang FCCA, executive director and CFO of global health and nutrition company H&H Group. An award-winning CFO with a successful record in financial leadership for well-known brands in Asia, Wang talks about his career and shares his views on what makes a good CFO.

Policies aimed at achieving gender balance, diversity and inclusion are high on the agenda for accounting firms. We look at what neurodiverse talent can bring to high-performing teams and why practices are establishing a neurodiversity initiative to champion staff through mentoring and recruitment.

We also find out why accountancy firms should aim to strengthen their network security by eliminating trust in digital interactions. Experts give advice on adopting a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity, and the skills required to do this.

Our series on career opportunities for finance professionals explores the exciting sector of fashion this month. We find out about the skills needed to work in the highly competitive industry and hear from an Asia-based financial controller on her work for a fashion startup.

Meanwhile, columnist Chris Davis writes on how innovation and modernity are integral to Hong Kong’s celebration of its heritage and financial hub status.

With the business environment transforming and new challenges emerging, such as sustainability, inflation, recession and a tight labour market, professional accountants are finding that new skills are needed in order to cope. Our special edition of AB looks at skills in green finance, fintech, communication and ethics, among other topics.

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