Leadership Lessons: Deepa Shah, Chief Financial Officer & Founder of Lab Eight

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The Robert Walters Leadership Lessons podcast series follows our UK leadership team as they share insightful discussions with prominent business figures. During the episodes you will hear about their career successes, advice for those starting out and to also get their quick take on what they are currently seeing in the market.



In this episode Dominic Horne, Manager at Robert Walters speaks with Deepa Shah, multi-award winning Chief Financial Officer and founder of Lab Eight. Lab Eight specialises in part time operational and strategic CFO support, and board advisory.

Deepa trained and qualified in industry with Hall and Partners before she played an active role in their sale to advertising and media giant - Omnicom. There she continued progressing through to becoming the CFO of APAC and EMEA before making the move to become UK CFO of Publicis Sapient who are a leader within the digital transformation service industry and part of the Publicis Group.

Deepa shares her career successes as well as providing advice for professionals to keep their career on track during this time of uncertainty.Throughout her career Deepa has been actively involved in driving change for a more equal and diverse workplace, we hear her thoughts on how this has changed over the years. 



Deepa Shah
Chief Financial Officer
Founder of Lab Eight


Dominic Horne
Robert Walters

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