Head of Governance, Policy & Compliance & Member of the Advisory Board
Treasure Earth is pleased to announce the appointment of Louise Foster as Head of Governance, Policy and Compliance and Member of the Advisory Board at Treasure Earth C.I.C. effective 11 April 2021. Her role extends across the entire C.I.C. and all Prizes, Campaigns and Awards. A highly accomplished Compliance, Finance and Audit professional and a qualified Chartered Accountant (PwC) Louise has industry-wide experience ensuring exemplary ethics and compliance underpin good governance, company-wide commercial policy and best practice in both small start-ups as well as some of the world’s largest multinational corporations. She is recognised as a trusted advisor and Business Partner whose passion for professional ethics, and whose motivational and leadership skills have earned her a reputation for empathy, supporting teams to continuous improvement and exceptional growth.
Louise was until recently UK Compliance Lead at Microsoft since 2009 where as a Key member of the Finance Leadership team supporting the CFO and working with both the Head of Legal and the Global Compliance Officer, they created a culture of trust and a standard of exemplary business conduct across the entire Microsoft UK organisation. Working with US and EMEA teams to implement FCPA and SOX requirements required robust control and maintenance of risk and compliance across sales deal execution, supplier management, data privacy, security and financial reporting, the Conflicts of Interest programme, the Internal Audit process, the outsourced Self-Audit programme and the quarterly compliance metrics.