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Are you interested in how Australia’s best leaders grew into the professionals they are today? The journey from University (Books) to Leadership positions (Boardroom) can take many different forms. Listen in as we interview CEO’s, CFO’s, and Executives, on how they ascended to leadership positions, made critical career choices, and overcame adversity throughout their career. The Books To The Boardroom podcast is co-hosted by Sumith Dissanayake, a CFO turned Business Owner based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by all things leadership and career development.

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Are you interested in how Australia’s best leaders grew into the professionals they are today? The journey from University (Books) to Leadership positions (Boardroom) can take many different forms. Listen in as we interview CEO’s, CFO’s, and Executives, on how they ascended to leadership positions, made critical career choices, and overcame adversity throughout their career. The Books To The Boardroom podcast is co-hosted by Sumith Dissanayake, a CFO turned Business Owner based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by all things leadership and career development.

    In conversation with Gabriel (GG) Guedes, COO & CFO of Lyka

    In conversation with Gabriel (GG) Guedes, COO & CFO of Lyka

    In this exciting episode of Books to the Boardroom, we sit down with Gabriel (GG) Guedes, the dynamic COO & CFO of Lyka, a trailblazing company delivering human-grade meals on subscription to dogs across Australia. Hailing from São Paulo, Brazil, Gabriel's journey is as inspiring as it is diverse. With a background in engineering and a master’s degree from Italy, he transitioned into the world of management consulting before embracing his entrepreneurial spirit at Lyka.Gabriel shares his ...

    • 36 min
    In conversation with Kamy Brar, Director of Finance & Operations (CFO), The Entourage

    In conversation with Kamy Brar, Director of Finance & Operations (CFO), The Entourage

    Join us this week on Books to the Boardroom podcast as we welcome Kamy Brar, Director of Finance & Operations (CFO) at The Entourage. Kamy shares his incredible journey from starting as a trainee to becoming a leading figure at The Entourage, where they coach entrepreneurs and business owners on how to work on their business, not just in their business.In this episode, Kamy recounts a memorable experience as a passionate Liverpool FC fan, illustrating the power of passion, determination a...

    • 42 min
    In Conversation with Kate Carruthers, Head of Business Intelligence and Chief Data & Insights Officer at UNSW

    In Conversation with Kate Carruthers, Head of Business Intelligence and Chief Data & Insights Officer at UNSW

    In this episode of Books to the Boardroom, we have the privilege of welcoming Kate Carruthers, the esteemed Head of Business Intelligence and Chief Data & Insights Officer at UNSW, as this week's guest speaker. With her extensive expertise in data-driven decision-making, technology, and leadership, Kate brings a wealth of insights that are invaluable for today's business leaders.Throughout her impressive career, Kate has spearheaded initiatives to harness the power of data and analytics t...

    • 38 min
    In Conversation with Tim Bensley, CFO, Carpet Call

    In Conversation with Tim Bensley, CFO, Carpet Call

    Step into the world of financial leadership with us in this exclusive episode of Books to the Boardroom, featuring Tim Bensley, the esteemed CFO of Carpet Call. Tim brings a wealth of expertise in finance, strategic planning, and business operations, making this episode essential listening for financial professionals and aspiring leaders alike.Throughout his career, Tim has demonstrated a keen ability to navigate complex financial landscapes, driving growth and optimising performance in dynam...

    • 39 min
    In Conversation with Tony Berry, Business Development Manager & Owner, Tidy Up

    In Conversation with Tony Berry, Business Development Manager & Owner, Tidy Up

    Join us for this week's episode of Books to the Boardroom, featuring Tony Berry, the dynamic Business Development Manager and Owner of Tidy Up. Tony brings a wealth of entrepreneurial expertise and strategic vision to the table, making this episode a must-listen for aspiring business leaders and seasoned professionals alike.Through his journey as an entrepreneur, Tony has navigated the challenges of building and scaling a successful business, gaining invaluable insights along the way. From id...

    • 38 min
    In Conversation with Jacob Muraca, COO/CFO of Bondi Sands

    In Conversation with Jacob Muraca, COO/CFO of Bondi Sands

    In this episode of Books to the Boardroom, we are thrilled to welcome Jacob Muraca, the accomplished COO/CFO of Bondi Sands, as our esteemed guest speaker. With his extensive experience in finance, operations, and strategic leadership, Jacob brings a wealth of knowledge and insights that are invaluable for today's business leaders.Throughout his career, Jacob has demonstrated a remarkable ability to drive growth, optimize processes, and lead teams to success. Join us as we delve into his jour...

    • 31 min

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