In the episode 113 of the No Limitations podcast For the Butcher, the Baker, the Candlestick Maker, Blenheim Partners’ Gregory Robinson speaks to Joseph Healy, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Judo Bank, Australia’s only challenger bank purpose-built for small and medium businesses.

Driven by an unwavering resolve to challenge long-established norms, Joseph takes us across Judo Bank’s fascinating journey, from the 87 meetings around the world four times over to an eleventh-hour surprise that threatened to get the bank up and running. He shares with us Judo Bank’s unique approach to banking for small and medium-sized enterprises, the backbone of the Australian economy, and the importance of culture in building and scaling a challenger bank.

Joseph is a career international banker, having held executive positions at NAB, ANZ, CIBC World Markets, Citibank and Lloyds Bank prior to co-founding Judo Bank in 2016. He was previously Group Executive, Business Banking at NAB and before that was Managing Director, Global Client Relationships at ANZ. Joseph is a Director of the Australian Finance Industry Association and previously served on the Board of Football Federation Australia. He has authored four books, including a recent publication ‘Black Belt – A masterclass for start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Please note: this episode was recorded on 27 March 2023.

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