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The Books To The Boardroom podcast will explore the journey of modern day leaders who have an Accounting or Finance Background. We will explore the stories that defined their careers and made them the leaders they are today. Guests will include CEO’s, CFO’s and Executives. The Books To The Boardroom podcast is co-hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanyake, an Accountant turned Business Owner based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by leadership and career development.

The Books To The Boardroom podcast will explore the journey of modern day leaders who have an Accounting or Finance Background. We will explore the stories that defined their careers and made them the leaders they are today. Guests will include CEO’s, CFO’s and Executives. The Books To The Boardroom podcast is co-hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanyake, an Accountant turned Business Owner based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by leadership and career development.
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Australia

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The Books To The Boardroom podcast will explore the journey of modern day leaders who have an Accounting or Finance Background. We will explore the stories that defined their careers and made them the leaders they are today. Guests will include CEO’s, CFO’s and Executives. The Books To The Boardroom podcast is co-hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanyake, an Accountant turned Business Owner based in Brisbane, Australia, who is fascinated by leadership and career development.

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English


Episodes

Today's Guest is Phil Diver, CEO of the Construction Training Centre

10/14/2019
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Phil was a fantastic guest, where we explored his thoughts on what is missing in the world of management, how he turns off and enjoys his weekends, and ways in which you can build your influence as you ascend through your career. A very intelligent man who has spent a lot of time behind the microphone made this a pleasure to record. This episode is co-hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.

Duration:01:01:35

Today's Guest is Elena Gosse, CEO of AIS Water

10/9/2019
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Elena's story is a fascinating one. Growing up in Russia, Elena speaks about the challenges involved in moving to another country. She also speaks about her love for Australia and all the opportunities she has been given. A very high energy episode, Elena details how she rose above many challenges throughout her life to become the leader she is today. This episode is Co-Hosted By BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.

Duration:01:11:45

Today's Guest is Bob Malcolm, CEO of Maleny Credit Union

10/2/2019
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Bob’s career involved working in banking spending time in both the commercial and the community side, before eventually becoming the CEO of Maleny Credit Union he is today. Bob has some great advice for young people who are starting out in their career or even those in the middle of their career. Full of rich stories, and a natural storytelling ability, Bob was an outstanding guest. This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.

Duration:01:06:37

Today's Guest is Michael Renton, CEO of Xact Accounting

9/22/2019
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Michael’s career involved working as an Accountant, starting his own business abroad, and working until now working as CEO of Xact Accounting. Michael details how he became the leader he is today and what each step in his career taught him. Full of rich stories, timeless advice, and a passion for outsourcing, Michael provided great quality advice for up and coming Accountants. This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Amanda Campbell.

Duration:00:39:30

Today's Guest is Brian Torpy, CEO of Eastern Suburbs Tigers

9/12/2019
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Brian’s career involved working as an Accountant, working in local government, in banking, and becoming the CEO of Eastern Suburbs Tigers. Brian details how he became the leader he is today and what each step in his career taught him. Full of rich stories, and a passion for Rugby League, Brian spoke about what he thinks makes a strong CEO, and was honest about the challenges that go with it. This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith Dissanayake, and Jack Ferguson.

Duration:00:49:32

Today’s Guest is Phil Cummins, CEO of the North Australian Pastoral Company (NAPCO)

9/4/2019
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Phil’s career involves working as an Accountant, moving overseas to work in investment banking, returning to Australia, buying a pub, and becoming the CEO of NAPCO. Phil details how he became the leader he is today and what each step in his career taught him. Full of rich stories, and a passion for business, Phil was a pleasure to interview and is fully deserving of the respect he holds within the Australian business community. This episode is Co-Hosted by BRISCA Managing Director Sumith...

Duration:01:12:35