Quotes and testimonials

CIPFA receives strong engagement throughout local and central government and beyond regarding the FM Model. Here is a small flavour of some of the feedback.

"The value added of the CIPFA FM model was the credibility within the organisation of a respected independent professional body carrying out a review of the financial environment within the organisation against best practice standards." 

Derek Lindsay - Director of Finance - NHS Ayrshire and Arran - Ayr 

"The CIPFA Financial Management Model presents a leading practice framework for financial management at public service entities. The model provided us with a clear, straightforward and efficient tool to profile an entity’s baseline financial management practices, diagnose gaps in comparison to the model and recommend improvements towards leading practices."

Ghazi Mousharafieh - Finance Audit & Profession regulation, Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority   

"CIPFA’s FM review provides the Board with a very useful benchmark of the organisation’s financial management and where improvement is needed the most… A must for senior management wanting to make sure they are in the strongest possible position in these financially challenging times."

Nigel Addison Smith, Finance Director - Exports Credit Guarantee Department 

"The CIPFA FM Model provided a very useful insight into the Treasury’s internal financial management performance, highlighting strengths as well as areas for potential development." 

Liz Corrin, Head of HM Treasury Group Finance