Talita Ferreira

CEO/Founder , Authentic Change Solutions

Talita is an experienced C-Suite executive, non-executive director, entrepreneur, consultant, published author and international speaker with more than 25 years of corporate experience with global brands, including KPMG, Investec Bank, and BMW. As an experienced Chief Financial Officer, Talita understands the financial language of business, strategy, and risk, and balances this with her experience as Director of Human Resources. Talita has been an executive board director for over ten years and is the former CFO, and CHRO of BMW UK Ltd. and BMW Financial Services UK Ltd. has worked in both the Automotive and regulated Financial Services Industries, in four countries South Africa, Germany, England and Ireland and has led and implemented award-winning cultural transformation programmes in multiple industries. Talita is a NED of Ford Credit Europe Bank PLC in the UK and launched an online CPD accredited training programme for finance professionals – 'Finance Inspired 4 Success'- in December 2018, focused on leadership and people dynamics. Talita published her first book, 'The Authenticity Dilemma Resolved®' in November 2016 and as a consultant helps various organisations, locally in the UK and internationally, to transform their leadership and cultural approaches. Talita is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Talita is passionate about developing the next generation of Finance Business Leaders to be more conscious, connected and prepared for the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.