Today’s interview with Novozymes’ CFO Prisca Havranek-Kosicek reveals the  importance of having a finance leader in tune with the Danish company’s approach to sustainability.

Although the group dominates the global enzymes business, her experience in the travel industry alerts her to the constant threat of disruption- something every finance chief should be focused on at all times.


The UK economy grew by 0.6% in the three months to September, with warm weather boosting consumer spending, the Office for National Statistics said.

The third quarter figure is in line with predictions from the Bank of England and other forecasters.

However, buoyant growth in July was offset by a slowdown in August and September.