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Paula Bell FCMA CGMA

Chief Financial & Operations Officer

MEET THE TEAM

Paula Bell FCMA CGMA

Chief Financial & Operations Officer

Paula was appointed to the Board in September 2016 as Chief Financial Officer.

Skills and experience

Paula has extensive FTSE 250 board experience and, in particular, working with global technology and engineering businesses. Paula has demonstrable experience of effective commercial, financial and operational management leading to increased earnings whilst driving a strategic agenda. Paula was previously CFO at John Menzies Plc from 2013 and CFO at Ricardo Plc from 2006 to 2013. Paula has held senior management roles at BAA plc, AWG plc and Rolls-Royce Plc, leading business development for international growth underpinned by extensive M&A activity.

Paula is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

Other roles

Since September 2018, Non-executive Director and, since January 2019, Chairman of Audit Committee at Keller Group plc; Non-executive Director and Chairman of Audit Committee at Laird plc between 2012 and June 2018.


Paula Bell