Mirian Navarro: Finance Manager

Mirian Navarro Barbero

What is your role at Thalia?

I am the Finance Manager for our Milton Keynes site and responsible for the site's finances and cost control.

What attracted you to the Waste Treatment industry?

I didn’t know anything about waste industry and the processes, but I saw it as a good opportunity to be part of a company that has a great impact on society with the problem we have with waste, plastic and recycling. I feel proud to be part of a company that has a positive impact on the environment and the neighbourhood

What do you like most about your role on the business?

My role is challenging and keeps me learning on a daily basis. In addition to the positive impact on society, I see it as a stable industry and as an opportunity to develop my professional career in the long term.

What skills and experience does someone need to be successful as a Finance Manager?

Apart from knowledge about accounting, you need to have a wide range of skills such as being proactive, knowing how to communicate with the entire team horizontally and vertically and thinking ahead.

How would you describe the culture at Thalia?

Our people are passionate about the work that they do.