Essential Treasurer – Adelaide

Session 1

Sustainable Finance

  • The Sustainable, Green, Social & Sustainably Linked Bond Markets. ICMA Principles, AUD market development
  • Taxonomy. What is with reference to EU Taxonomy and how Australian Taxonomy is being developed
  • How Investors use ESG Scores to summarise large volumes of ESG Data
  • Transition & Physical risk, the 2 components risk for any business


  • Nick Burrough – ESG Specialist, Bloomberg
Session 2

Bank Relationship Management

Dealing with your bank: in good times and difficult times

In the good times, you need to:

  • Understand how bank credit teams view business/corporate lending. Why it is different from home lending.
  •  Accept Bank credit assessment takes time and quality information
  • Interact with the bank transparently to make the process work

In difficult times, there are actions corporates can take to help get the right outcome

  • Open and honest communication.
  • Sound financial hygiene including cashflow controls, three-way financial forecasts (with achievable assumptions) and a well thought out corporate strategy.
  • Have a plan to reduce debt – sale of non-core assets etc


  • Lindesay Brine – Associate Dean, Curriculum & Learning, Macquarie University
  • Andrew Ryan – Executive Director, KordaMentha
Session 3

ESG Financial Products


  • Lachlan Cramey – Director – Client Risk Solutions, Commonwealth Bank

Accounting Implications & other considerations for ESG Financial Products


  • Stefania Cubelic – Director Financial Accounting Advisory Services, EY
Session 4

Treasury Systems

 Developing a business case, reasons for selecting, pros/cons, achievements, post implementation review, key risks to consider


  • David Braham – Treasury Manager, ElectraNet
  • Kimberly Limbert – Senior Treasury Analyst, Beach Energy
  • Bruno Bellon – Head of Treasury Finance & Operations, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group
  • Davin Lambert– Chief Executive Officer, Local Government Finance Authority


  • Kurt Smith – Technical Director, ACTA

Please note – no presentation available for this session