March 19, 2021
John Coates AC is President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee. John is a leading sports administrator who played a key role in bringing the 2000 Olympic to Sydney and in the establishment of the Australian Olympic Foundation. In 2006 he was appointed as a Companion of the Order of Australia for his service to the development of sport nationally and internationally.
Louise and John discussed the numerous Olympic bids he has worked on, the influential figures such as Nelson Mandela and Xi Jinping he has met throughout his career in the AOC, the lessons and success that the Australian Olympic Foundation has seen since its establishment and more.
February 17, 2021
Ross Greenwood is Sky News’ Business Editor and the anchor of Weekend Business. His career in the media industry spans print, television and radio, which has allowed him to travel around the world including to London where he was Editor-in-Chief and Co-Creator of the British weekly magazine Shares. His decision to take a gap year in 2020 after enjoying a 40 year-long career has led to the launch of his podcast series The Money Minutes.
Louise and Ross delved into what Ross looks for when investing, the changing landscape of the media industry, the invaluable mentorship he received from The Australian columnist Robert Gottliebsen and more.
February 10, 2021
Founder and Managing Director of Paradice Investment Management David Paradice AO has over 35 years' experience in equity investments and is a board member of Future Generation Australia (ASX: FGX), Taronga Foundation, and a member of GO Foundation Investment Committee. David was awarded an Order of Australia in 2017 for his services to the community through philanthropy and investment management.
Louise and David delved into David’s career journey, the impact of the coronavirus on society and the equity market, and his personal stories on family, health and sports.
November 16, 2020
Mark is Chairman and co-Founder of Future Generation Global (ASX: FGG) fund manager Caledonia. Mark is an avid supporter of philanthropy, sports and the arts, serving on the Boards of the Caledonia Foundation, the Sydney Swans Foundation, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Art Exhibitions Australia and Kaldor Public Art Projects.
Louise and Mark discussed Mark's transition from deep studies in science, culminating in a PhD in neuropharmacology, to a long and successful career in financial services, as well as the implications of the US election for Australia.
October 25, 2020
Armina is Global Equities Portfolio Manager at Grok Ventures, a private investment company established by Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes. Louise and Armina discussed Armina's profound career journey, the companies in the portfolio that have been coronavirus-related beneficiaries, Armina's view on technology valuations and the investments she is watching closely.
September 8, 2020
CEO Louise sat down with veteran investor Peter Morgan this week for episode six of Conversations with Future Generation. Peter shared his cautions on the current US market, comparisons of the pandemic to other major market events in his career and insights into his years at 452 Capital and Perpetual.
August 31, 2020
In this month's episode Louise spoke with the CEO of the National Mental Health Commission and National Suicide Prevention Adviser to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Christine Morgan. Louise and Christine spoke about Australia’s mental health system, the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Mental Health, the balance between funding physical and mental health issues plus her practical tips for young people.
July 20, 2020
In this month's episode CEO Louise Walsh spoke with Hon. Anna Bligh AC, CEO of the Australian Banking Association and former Premier of Queensland from 2007 to 2012. Louise and Anna spoke about Anna’s career journey and highlights, reflections on the GFC as well as Anna’s views on the current National Cabinet and the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.
June 12, 2020
In this month’s episode of Conversations with Future Generation, CEO Louise Walsh speaks with the Hon. Joe Hockey, Founding Partner and President of Bondi Partners and previously Australia’s Ambassador to the United States of America, taking up his posting in Washington between 2016 and 2020.
Louise and Joe discuss Joe's career highlights, the strength and importance of Australia-US relations in the current political climate, including Joe’s relationship with President Trump and the growing rivalry between China and the US.
May 14, 2020
David is Chairman of the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group as well as Chancellor of the University of New South Wales and President of the Art Gallery of NSW Trust.
David, who I've known for 30 years is also a Patron of the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation and Raise Foundation, who are both Future Generation Australia recipient charities and a Founding Panel Member of Adara Partners.