Left to right, shows, Dougal Freeman, LATH, Hywel Berry of the Financial Times and comedian Fred McAulay, who hosted the event
Mr Dougal Freeman, Financial Director of LATH (Liverpool Associates in Tropical Health) has won the prestigious International Charitable Development Award from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).
The award goes to the CIMA
member who has used his
professional skills to make the greatest contribution to international development or humanitarian relief, maximising the often limited resources that are available in this field.
It was one of a number honouring members of the profession at the 2005 CIMA Financial Management Awards, in association with the Financial Times
has been taken on by LATH
, the subsidiary company and consultancy arm of the the world famous Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
, to review and restructure information systems.
citation for the award praised him for his
"flexibility and competence in making cost reductions, with the potential for significant savings that allow groundbreaking work in the treatment of tropical medicine and international health to continue to the benefit of millions of people worldwide."
was in a shortlist of three out of 66 nominations.