Spotlight on leadership in changing times

Metin Mitchell - Managing Partner

Dubai


Re-shaping CFOs for the age of automation
Sunday, 19 November 2017 12:18

Re-shaping CFOs for the age of automation

Written by Metin Mitchell

Could chief financial officers (CFOs) become redundant? That was the question I posed at the CFO Strategies Forum in Dubai last week. And the answer? Well, no-one believes CFOs will be redundant – not yet. But everyone recognises the impact of artificial intelligence on the accounting function and the need for the CFO to develop and change considerably. But how?

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Could CFOs become redundant?
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 12:26

Could CFOs become redundant?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I am delighted to be speaking at the CFO Strategies Forum in Dubai, on 15/16 November along with 150 invited CEOs, CFOs (chief financial officers) and C-suite executives.

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Have we reached the end of the road for ex-patriates in the GCC?
Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:18

Have we reached the end of the road for ex-patriates in the GCC?

Written by Metin Mitchell

I am frequently asked this question, is it the end of the road for ex-patriates in the GCC?

Given what is being written about ex-patriates and the economies of the GCC at the moment it is an entirely legitimate question – these articles by Simeon Kerr of the FT and Sarah Townsend of Arabian Business give a good overview of the issues. But the answer is not straightforward.

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