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EDWARD PARSONS

Edward Parsons - Group CFO Edward Parsons Group CFO and Robert MacMillan Global CEO collecting Sunday Times HSBC International FastTrack award

MEMBER OF THE GLOBAL EXECUTIVE BOARD

Group Chief Financial Officer

Key Responsibilities
Edward is Group Chief Financial Officer and a member of the global Executive Board for HH Global. He is responsible for all finance-related activities across the group, ranging from monthly reporting, statutory reporting and compliance, commercial decision-making, tax planning, FP&A, and the group’s finance Shared Service Centers and financial systems. Edward leads a team of 65 finance staff based across all the regions of HH Global.

Career History
Edward joined HH Global in November 2014 as Group Chief Financial Officer. Before joining HH Global, Edward had worked in consulting businesses for over 20 years, first working as a consultant with Andersen Business Consulting for eight years, then working in creative businesses for 14 years, where he  held a number of finance leadership roles.

Edward was the CFO at ?What If!, an innovation consultancy, then international CFO at APCO Worldwide, a global public affairs consultancy. Prior to his time with Andersen, Edward trained as an accountant working for an engineering business and in fashion retail.

Education
Edward has a BEng (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering from Kingston University and earned an Executive MBA from London Business School. Edward is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.