7 Apr April 7, 2015 in Finance DirectorLondon, UKXi joined Blue Ventures as Finance Director in February 2015 to look after its resources across geographies. She is responsible for all financial reporting and planning , and manages a wide range of the organisation’s administration including HR and IT systems. She is passionate about building an effective organisational structure and environment to support the ambitions of Blue Ventures. Xi is a qualified chartered accountant and has 9 years of experience in management consulting with Accenture and more recently PricewaterhouseCoopers. She has helped global companies in the media and financial services sector to prioritise and deliver their strategic agendas. She has significant experience in managing complex transformation programmes in the areas of creating finance vision, designing future operating models, driving team performance and embedding innovative ways of working. Xi studied Economics at the University of Warwick and has a masters in Finance & Economics from the London School of Economics & Political Science. She enjoys travelling and exploring different cultures, and has previously worked in sub-Saharan Africa, Paris and New York. She speaks Chinese, Romanian, French and some Spanish, and is a keen kite surfer and rock climber.