Founding Sponsors

Thanks to our partners for their involvement and support with the Scottish Chief Financial Officer Awards

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton UK LLP is a leading financial and business advisory firm working with a portfolio of public, private and not-for-profit organisations in a range of sectors and industries.

As part of a global network of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms in over 135 countries, Grant Thornton has helped dynamic organistaions achieve their strategic ambitions and regulatory obligations for more than 100 years.

For more information, visit the Grant Thornton website.

Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Each year, over 3,000 leading companies and finance players around the world trust us to deliver. We help them in multiple industries and in over 90 countries. Not just once, but again and again. Many of our 48 FTSE100 clients have been with us for more than 20 years: one for 150.

Tomorrow’s problems won’t be solved with yesterday’s answers. And, we believe that good business demands good legal advice. Which, ultimately, comes down to just four words. Yes. No. Stop. Go. Assuming you’d value that clarity, imagination and impact, we’d be delighted to talk business. Your business.

For more information, visit the Addleshaw Goddard website.

FWB Park Brown

FWB Park Brown is a professional services company specialising in executive search. We advise and support our clients on how to identify and recruit Board level (Non -Executive and Executive (c-level)) and Senior Management talent.

Our company consists of executive search professionals, researchers and administrators who have considerable experience of executive search across a range of disciplines, functions and geographies. Our team has expertise in all senior disciplines and in depth sector knowledge in key industries.

The origins of FWB Park Brown go back to the early 1990’s and today it has offices in Edinburgh, Aberdeen and London and relationships and clients in many parts of the world.

Exceptionally strong international networks and market research capabilities, intelligence and insight are at the core of our service, enabling us to successfully identify and ‘headhunt’ appropriate talent for our clients. Combined with rigorous assignment management, reinforced by a strong focus on quality and skilful judgement it’s an approach which has produced a considerable track record of completed assignments …which is market leading.

As a client the team you engage to do the work is the team who will deliver it and produce the results you are looking for. Valuing relationships and having pride in the quality of our work is at the very core of what we do.

We believe in making life easier for our clients. That means being clear and simple in our communication, avoiding jargon and getting straight to the point. We take pride in being experts in Executive Recruitment, in being good people to work with and in achieving exceptional outcomes on their behalf.

For more information, visit the FWB Park Brown website.


Barclays is a British universal bank that values the big picture. Supporting businesses turning over more than £6.5m pa, Barclays Corporate Banking has the banking excellence you’d expect with the data and insights you don’t. We look beyond banking to help you see what really matters. Through our dedicated sector and regional specialists, and the power of the wider Barclays network, we can act on those insights together. We can provide you with innovative financing solutions that help you achieve a more expansive, better-connected future for your business. See things differently with Big Picture Banking at Barclays.

For more information, visit the Barclays’ website.