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Season One: Incredible Women

After Hours takes a look behind the scenes to tackle the big issues and explore the conversations the industry needs to have in order to move forward. The industry experts featured in this series are the forefront of change, and are leading the way with long-terms trends for industry improvement. 

A new episode will be released every Wednesday night at 8:30pm.

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25 Jan 2019

After Hours Season 1: Incredible Women

After Hours is hosted by industry leader, and former FPA Australia chief executive, Mark Rantall. Designed to be late night viewing for financial services professionals, the program tackles the big issues and conversations the industry needs to have. The industry experts featured in this series are at the forefront of change, and are leading the way with long-terms trends for industry improvement.

24 May 2017

Heather Brilliant on the advice she’d give to future leaders

Heather Brilliant, chief executive of Morningstar Australasia, inherited her passion for investing from her grandmother who turned to the stock market to support her family after the death of her husband. In conversation with Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov, Heather discusses how an unconventional upbringing helped her to forge her own path, and what advice she’d give to young women wanting to succeed in today’s financial services industry.

24 May 2017

Heather Brilliant on incentivising the right measures

In order for the financial services industry to fulfil its fiduciary duty, incentives for fund managers and advisers need to be aligned with optimal outcomes for the end investors, says Heather Brilliant, chief executive of Morningstar Australasia. In part one of her conversation with Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov, Heather details why the industry needs to change and sets out a bold vision for how to get there.

17 May 2017

Pina Sciarrone on overcoming expectations

Growing up in a traditional Italian family, Pina Sciarrone, chief retail officer of AIA Australia, has had to work hard to break through barriers and get to where she is today. She shares her journey with Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov and explains how her family’s expectations motivated her to work harder and forge her own path.

17 May 2017

Pina Sciarrone on the myth of work-life balance

The crisis of trust in financial services has meant that many Australians aren’t insuring their most valuable assets – themselves. Pina Sciarrone, chief retail officer, of AIA Australia talks to Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov about what needs to happen to restore trust and how life insurance can make a huge difference during what is often the worst time in people’s lives.

10 May 2017

Connie McKeage on the biggest leadership challenges she’s faced

Growing up on a farm in rural Canada saw Connie McKeage come to value the importance of self-sufficiency and problem solving, two skills she still uses today in her role as managing director of platform administrator, OneVue. In this interview with Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov, Connie shares how her upbringing shaped her into the leader she is today, and what the lessons she’s learned from her biggest leadership challenges to date.

Top Course /

What you need to know when starting an advice business

In this CPD course, Pina Sciarrone from AIA Australia sits down with Jessica Brady from Fox & Hare - Financial Advice to explore the key things you need to know when starting a new advice business, and how the Royal Commission and legislative changes have impacted the way they work with clients. 

Future Talk Season 2 Part 2

The second part of the Future Talk Season 2 CPD course sees Bryce Doherty interview industry leaders about the political landscape surrounding financial services. Occurring in the midst of COVID-19, the series aims to address how Australia’s changing economic circumstances are impacting the financial services industry, what the future holds for financial advice and whether there are better ways to serve the public and keep them engaged.

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Future Talk Season 2 Part 1

Future Talk Season 2 sees Bryce Doherty interview industry leaders about the political landscape surrounding financial services. Occurring in the midst of COVID-19, the series aims to address how Australia’s changing economic circumstances are impacting the financial services industry, what the future holds for financial advice and whether there are better ways to serve the public and keep them engaged.

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Future Talk Part 2

In this CPD course,  you will watch candid chats with leaders on the future of the financial services industry. This program is where industry leaders discuss change, market evolution and strategy – focusing on politics, advice, superannuation and platforms. 

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Future Talk

In this CPD course, watch candid conversations with leaders on the future of the financial services industry. This program is where industry leaders discuss change, market evolution and strategy – focusing on politics, advice, technology and superannuation. 

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25 Jan 2019

Annick Donat on the importance of family

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Annick Donat got her start in the financial services industry by chance 30 years ago, yet it was a personal tragedy early on in her career that taught her the most about leadership and making tough decisions. Now the chief executive of Madison Financial Group, Annick shares her story with Mark Rantall and Vanessa Stoykov and discusses the importance of family, helping small businesses, and sticking to your values.

Click here to watch part one of Annick's interview.