10 episodes

There’s been a lot of uncertainty and change for all of us right now. In this new upbeat podcast, David Buik, Richard Matthews and Michael Wilson ask the big questions to leaders in their fields, from the worlds of business, culture, finance and sport. Please join us and find out the secrets to their success in these challenging times. Thank you to our sponsors Speakerbus and Hampden & Co Bank. Great Wave of Change podcast is produced by Genevieve Sulway from Salty Paradise Productions.

Great Wave of Change David Buik, Richard Matthews and Michael Wilson

    • Business
    • 4.6 • 28 Ratings

There’s been a lot of uncertainty and change for all of us right now. In this new upbeat podcast, David Buik, Richard Matthews and Michael Wilson ask the big questions to leaders in their fields, from the worlds of business, culture, finance and sport. Please join us and find out the secrets to their success in these challenging times. Thank you to our sponsors Speakerbus and Hampden & Co Bank. Great Wave of Change podcast is produced by Genevieve Sulway from Salty Paradise Productions.

    Ep 17 Kevin Davis - First Workings goes Global

    Ep 17 Kevin Davis - First Workings goes Global

    Two themes that came out of this podcast were ‘diversity’ and ‘giving back’. Richard catches up with Kevin Davis who spoke about 'First Workings’, as one of our first Podcast guests. Kevin created this organisation to support kids from underserved...

    • 22 min
    Ep 15 Ryan Howsam - My Story “ Never Quit”

    Ep 15 Ryan Howsam - My Story “ Never Quit”

    Ryan has many faces: Mentor, Investor and self-made businessman. From a council house background, Ryan was a promising young golfer. He started in door-to-door sales and established  an early version of a Groupon discount card. This led to him setting...

    • 27 min
    Ep 13 Sandie Small - Meteoric rise from Pitmans to Head of Operations Command Centre at the Bank of England

    Ep 13 Sandie Small - Meteoric rise from Pitmans to Head of Operations Command Centre at the Bank of England

    Recently awarded a Techwomen100 individual award, Sandie is no stranger to managing cultural change. With over 23 years’ experience in Financial Services Technology, Sandie has garnered an enviable cv throughout her career working from the ground up, ...

    • 27 min
    Ep 11 Sam Bussey - Money Broker and Champion of hiring for diversity

    Ep 11 Sam Bussey - Money Broker and Champion of hiring for diversity

    Sam talks about the toughest two years of her life, running her own trading desk as a money broker in the Capital markets at the young age of 26, turning the desk around within the first month, the commercial benefits of hiring for diversity, and her...

    • 30 min
    Ep 9 Kevin Davis - From leading a $4.billion IPO, to giving back to the Next Generation

    Ep 9 Kevin Davis - From leading a $4.billion IPO, to giving back to the Next Generation

    From humble beginnings as a runner at the Chicago Board of Trade to establishing MF as the world largest broker of exchange-listed futures and options, Kevin’s career has certainly taken some interesting turns. Kevin led one of the largest financial...

    • 26 min
    Ep 8 Martin Goebbels - Insuring Everyone From Bruce Springsteen to the Pope

    Ep 8 Martin Goebbels - Insuring Everyone From Bruce Springsteen to the Pope

    Insurance in the music industry is certainly not boring. It’s a people business.  Martin shares stories about all the characters he’s met over the last 40 years and assessing risks for events from U2, Rolling Stones, Spandau Ballet, Robbie Williams,...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

HappilyUknown ,

Streetwise, non university educated, financial female

What a delightful listen!
To hear the vocal admiration and respect of an experienced and diverse female in finance, whom didn’t attend University... broke many boundaries... but also endured and excelled in a male dominated, financial environment...well how refreshing!... combined with two equally as successful men in finance, all of whom are addressing diversity, changing times, social media and the struggles of this pandemic... I can only applaud!

Charlotte Godber ,

Charlotte Godber

Fantastic interview with Sam Bussey. Really interesting to hear her talk about her career and her insights from the City.

JHaque ,

At last, a City Podcast for City people! Thank you

Great podcast, informed questions, really enjoyed Michael Spencer’s interview, what a genius and brought back so many memories of a golden period. Thank you.

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