CFO Quest

Designed for aspiring Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)

The Programme

The role of a CFO is increasingly challenging - with rapid technological advances and growing regulatory requirements all adding to the CFO burden.

Together with the London Business School, we provide a comprehensive, structured programme, combining the power of academic knowledge with practical business experience to prepare future finance professionals as they progress towards Chief Financial Officer roles.


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  • Nominations open for 2020 programme
  • Five days of workshops over a two month period 
  • London / Surrey


  • Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and divisional CFOs who are preparing to take on CFO roles in the next 1-2 years
  • FTSE100 companies or equivalents - mix of industries
  • Maximum 25 participants

Programme structure

Programme launch
Informal networking opportunity
  • Meet your cohort
  • Learn more about the programme ahead
Module 1
Two day residential workshop
  • The role of the next gen CFO
  • Intelligent Digital: harnessing the power of technology and leading through disruption
  • The future of audit
  • Creating your executive presence
Module 2
One day workshop
  • Leadership and change management
Module 3
Two day residential workshop
  • Storytelling / communicating with impact
  • Influencing and decision making
  • Negotiation
  • Driving and sustaining transformation change
  • Sustainability and climate change
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Contact us

Sally Cosgrove

Sally Cosgrove

Partner, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0669

Bimal Karaji

Bimal Karaji

Senior Manager, Client Relationship Programmes, PwC United Kingdom

Tel: +44(0)7802 660039

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