Royston Da Costa has over 34 years’ experience working in treasury. He joined Wolseley, now Ferguson Group, in April 2002, and was responsible for managing the group’s daily debt and cash requirements.
In 2010, Royston was given the responsibility for driving the automation of Treasury’s processes at Ferguson, which led to the implementation of their current treasury management system in 2015, a cloud-based solution by Coupa.
He was promoted to assistant group treasurer in November 2016, and was made responsible for the middle office, and in November 2019 assumed responsibility for the Front Office. He continues to drive forward the group’s strategy on treasury technology.
Royston previously worked at Sky, Gillette, PolyGram, Seagram, and Vivendi Universal.
Ferguson won the 2020 BELLIN (now part of Coupa) Champions Award for “Best Practice”
Royston also won the Adam Smith award on behalf of Ferguson for the “Best Cyber-Security Solution” in 2019
Ferguson won the Corporate Recognition Award for “Future proofing Treasury” at the 2018 TMI Awards for Innovation and Excellence