Author: Victoria WilliamsVictoria has +15 years business writing and communications experience across various sectors. She was a partner at H+K Strategies South Africa where her work involved profiling local blue-chip companies internationally of building a presence for multi-nationals entering Africa. Her financial writing experience includes working for clients such as the JSE, BlackRock, Mercantile Bank, RMB Structured Insurance, Investec, the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and cryptocurrency start-up Revix. She holds a BA in Media & Communications and postgraduate diplomas in copywriting and marketing. She is the author of Advertise the Right Way, a how-to-guide for small business owners.
Articles by Victoria Williams
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Yolande van Biljon steering the SABC to independence
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Calib Cassim, the conductor inside Eskom’s financial engine room
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Leading through innovation: How professional services can grow with technology
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CFOs accelerate the pace of finance tech investments
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Deloitte Consulting Africa's Philip Hechter: Time to reimagine finance
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Big Concerts CFO Jonathan Murphy: Planning for the 'new normal' in events
As the CFO of entertainment giant Big Concerts, ACCA qualified Jonathan Murphy has become accustomed to preparing forecasts almost daily as the company and its US-listed parent come to terms with the global pandemic which prohibits gatherings.
JSE's amended listing requirements: a burden or an opportunity?
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