In February 2020, we surveyed senior financial decision-makers at businesses across Western Europe. Barely a month on, the unprecedented Covid-19 outbreak was dominating the agenda of every business. We decided to run a second stage of quantitative research in May, after the initial peak in Covid-19 cases across much of Europe.

In this infographic, discover the main results of our 2020 survey The Finance Leader of Tomorrow  which shows up-to-date insights and data on the perception of CFOs:

  • Before Covid-19: read about their optimism, the impact of technology and payment delays being their most pressing concerns
  • During the outbreak: learn how Covid-19 impacted their optimism and how it accelerated payment delays
  • Regarding the future: find out what CFOs recommend to mitigate against business risks