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Ed Roud was appointed the Group's finance director and elected to the Group Board on January 1, 2014. Ed joined Mott MacDonald in 1999 as the Group's financial controller and was appointed financial officer in 2005, responsible for the financial strategy and development of the Mott MacDonald Group worldwide. He also assisted the Board on a wider set of operational initiatives outside finance, which led to his appointment to the Board in 2014. In his role as finance director, Ed manages shareholder funds and borrowings, implements the strategy for group funding and financial performance and is responsible for the management of financial risk. He works with the rest of the Board to optimize the Group’s profitability and use of capital, to maximize shareholder value, and to meet the expectations of other stakeholders. Ed is a chartered accountant and holds an MA (Hons) Economics degree from Edinburgh University. He started his career with Deloitte, working in audit and corporate finance. Prior to joining Mott MacDonald, Ed spent four years at ICI as corporate reporting manager. His experience prior to joining the Group has brought a wider perspective in developing some of the company’s recent financial initiatives.
shareholder funds and borrowings, implements the strategy for group funding and financial performance