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AFIA Podcast Series - The Future of Finance is Here


Join AFIA CEO, Diane Tate, as she speaks with leaders from across the finance industry. They discuss key issues, reflect on the COVID-19 crisis in the context of past experiences and future possibilities, and consider the important role the industry is playing in Australia’s economic recovery and beyond.


Episode 1.1 - Katherine McConnell and Cameron Poolman in 'Courage to Begin'

In this episode Katherine McConnell, founder and CEO of Brighte and Cameron Poolman, CEO of OnDeck, share their stories about building successful businesses.They talk about the support, both financial and non-financial, that they have drawn upon and the challenges faced on the path to success.

Episode 1.2 - Ross Greenwood discusses how the industry is ‘Playing a Long Game’

During this episode we flip the script and have journalist Ross Greenwood interviewing AFIA CEO Diane Tate. They discuss the future of the industry and the part it will play in Australia’s recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

Episode 1.3 - Joseph Healy and James Boyle reveal ‘What Taking On The Big Banks Really Means’

In this episode we hear from Joseph Healy, CEO of Judo Bank and James Boyle, CEO of Liberty Financial, two disruptors who have positioned their organisations to thrive in and amongst the giants of the financial services industry.

Episode 1.4 - Dr Simon Longstaff and Chris Whitehead discuss how we can make 'Better Decisions That Are Better For Everyone'

In this episode we hear from Dr Simon Longstaff, Executive Director of The Ethics Centre and Chris Whitehead, CEO and Managing Director of FINSIA and get to the heart of the meaning of ethics and professionalism and how the view of this is evolving within the financial services industry.

Episode 1.5 - Alan Oster allows us to gaze into his 'Economic Crystal Ball'

In this episode we hear from Alan Oster, NAB's Group Chief Economist as he forecasts what we may have ahead.

Episode 1.6 - Dr John Laker discusses ‘How The GFC Shaped A Stronger Industry’

In this episode we hear from Dr John Laker, Chairman for APRA throughout the GFC, as he shares his learnings from that crisis and how it ensured Australia was well placed to weather the COVID-19 pandemic.

Episode 1.7 - Aaron Baxter and Tom Mooney share how they are providing ‘Financing that Keeps Australia Mobile’

In this episode we hear from Aaron Baxter, CEO of Custom Fleet and Tom Mooney, Managing Director of Avis Budget Group. They reveal how the fleet and car rental sectors are the misunderstood essential service of the industry.