Know Your Market, Know Your Business, Know Your People
How do you plan for growth? Claire is going to talk about identifying growth markets using market sizing data and techniques, understanding and managing the growth of your business using driver based and top down rolling forecasts, and how to recruit the best planning and forecasting candidates by using a tool that is predictive of performance in the role. Claire will draw examples from the industries she has worked in as well as other industries to show that these planning and forecasting ideas can be used by any company.
A dynamic senior finance professional with a consistent track record of developing and implementing changes resulting in significant bottom-line benefits.
Claire is Finance Director for the Enterprises division (Costa Coffee's business to business and large corporate contracts unit), covering Costa Express (more than 1,200 self-serve premium coffee machines), corporate partnerships (including more than 300 franchise stores) and production (coffee roastery).