In Episode 106 of the No Limitations podcast “To Dare and Endure”, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks to Brian Hartzer, Chairman and Co-Founder of specialty lender 2Be and former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Banking Corporation.

In a candid and insightful conversation, Brian shares with us the five Cs of building engagement as a leader and some personal insights into the pressure moments and testing times for decision makers. Greg and Brian also discuss the Australian banking sector, the broader economic landscape and the opportunities ahead.

Brian is also Chairman of ASX-listed salary advance business Beforepay, AI-based HR technology startup Reejig, and the Australian Museum Foundation. He has previously served as Chairman of Save the Children Australia, Director of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children, and Chair of the Business Advisory Committee of the Australian National University. Brian was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Banking Corporation from 2015 to 2019 and prior to that spent 15 years in senior executive roles at major banks in Australia and the UK. His book, “The Leadership Star: A Practical Guide to Building Engagement”, was published in 2021.

Please note: this episode was recorded on 18 November 2022.

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