Hamisha Mehta

Hamisha began her career as a summer intern at EY and subsequently joined the audit practice as a graduate. She then moved into consultancy where she worked across a variety of industries delivering finance transformation programme, where she was subsequently promoted to Manager and selected for the EY Accelerated Leadership Programme. After 7 years at EY, she moved to the role of Group FP&A Controller at United Biscuits.

After UB was taken over and pladis Global was formed, Hamisha led the UK wide project to align UB systems, processes and ways of working to the pladis financial calendar and P&L. In her current role as Senior Commercial Finance Manager, she works closely with the McVitie’s Brand team to bring new products to the market in a way that supports a balanced diet while bringing happiness to consumers. Hamisha has also taken on an active role within the recently launched pladis D&I team, where she is helping to shape the agenda and drive a cultural change through the Being Me initiative.

Outside of pladis, she has held the position of Chair of the Resources Committee for an inner-city primary school and as a Governor supported the school’s leadership team in improving the OFSTED rating. Hamisha is also a full-time working mother, a financial advisor to the social enterprise Know You More and Director of a software development company.