The Gen CA Podcast

Welcome to the Gen CA Podcast.

Join Peter Rupp, FCA and President of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, in conversation with inspiring young CAs who are making a difference every day - to others and the communities they live and work in.

They are stories of bravery, resilience and innovation.

Episode 1: Purpose-driven accounting with Lisa Mead CA

Ten years after becoming an accountant Lisa's career took a sudden deviation that saw her resigning from her role with KPMG to create her own practice. She had no clients, no finance and no business plan. But she had a powerful idea.
Listen to Lisa's story.

Purpose-driven accounting with Lisa Mead CA

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Episode 2: Connecting through technology with John Schol

John Schol has made the radical transformation from painter's apprentice to accounting student after being inspired by the way a local accountant supported businesses to create opportunities from challenging times.
Twenty years later he's now offering that same service to his peers in the accountancy field, looking for innovative ways to reinvent business models for our sector, and our clients.
Listen to John's story.

Connecting through technology with John Schol

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Episode 3: The soft side of insolvency with Joshua Robb

Fifteen years ago, Joshua Robb was planning to study law, when a good friend convinced him to participate in the CA ANZ work experience program and found himself in a firm that specialised in insolvency. It was there that Joshua found his calling, and he's never looked back.
Listen to Joshua's story.

The soft side of insolvency with Joshua Robb

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Episode 4: Forensic accounting with Courtney Dennett

Courtney Dennett has had a fascinating trajectory through a career that really started with part time jobs working in local accounting practices while she was at university, through a graduate role with PWC, and now doing a fascinating role with the Australian Federal Police.
Listen to Courtney's story.

Forensic accounting with Courtney Dennett

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Episode 5: Building adaptability with Yasmine Gill

Yasmine recently completed her final CA programme exams, but she has already amassed a wealth of experience. Before going to university to do a combined commerce and law degree, she spent 18 months working with the Northern Territory Department of Justice, during which time she got some firsthand experience, insights and inspiration to become a difference maker in her hometown of Darwin.
Listen to Yasmine's story.

Building adaptability with Yasmine Gill CA

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Episode 6: Making career choices with Rishabh Tandon CA

Peter Rupp FCA, President of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, hears from Rishabh Tandon CA, Strategy Lead for Music Publishing at Google-owned YouTube, how a growth mindset helped him land his dream job overseas on the Gen CA podcast.

Making career choices with Rishabh Tandon CA

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