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Christopher Kinsella

Honorary Professorial Fellow

Christopher Kinsella

The Management School

LA1 4YX

Lancaster

Tel: +44 7710 723679

Profile

Honorary/Visiting

Department

Lancaster Leadership Centre

Contact

Email address - c.j.kinsella@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone - 07710 723679

BA, MA, MBA, FCMA CGMA, CMgr FCMI, CCMI, FFA, FAIA, FInstLM

A Seasoned Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Finance Director (FD) with a pedigree of strategic, operational, corporate and international roles in leading blue-chip UK and USA organisations; TI plc, GE(USA), Meggitt plc, GEC Marconi, Invensys, PWC.

As CFO of TI Automotive, led the £1billion management buy out, and was credited with inventing the construct of its unique capital structure. This business of £2billion revenues employed 22,000 people in 28 countries. Responsible for all aspects of finance, IT, treasury, investor relations, funding, tax, acquisitions, divestments, and served as a main board director for 11 years. Led the successful sale of the business to a consortium of investors.

Recent experience as CFO of Dyson plc, successfully restructured and repositioned that business; as CFO of the British Council led a number of international change programmes; as CFO of the Victim Support charity leading a financial repositioning of the business model. Currently CFO at Ofcom.

Former Chief Executive of the Chartered Management Institute(CMI); active in leading its research programmes, speaking, writing and presenting in practitioners’ aspects of management and leadership including within Government and the media.

Non Executive Directorships and Board positions in the NHS, the University sector, Government dept of BIS, and a number of plcs. Regular conference speaker and chair.

Joint Chair - Lancaster Leaders in Resience Group.