International Leadership: Bernard Akinla

Chief Financial Officer for Europe

Bernard Akinla is a nineteen year veteran of IRI having joined the International Finance team in 2001.
Based in Bracknell Bernard has been responsible for the financial performance of the International business from the beginning of 2007 and has been a key driver in the transformation of the International business.

His focus is to contribute to consistent profitability and earnings growth over the past five years. Prior to IRI, Bernie worked as Head of Financial Planning & Analysis and Financial Controller mainly in the environmental and health care industry.

A Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, Bernard holds an honours degree in Finance and Administration from the University of IFE.