In an interview with LiveWire on their podcast series ‘Success and More Interesting Stuff’, our Vice Chairman Andrew Pridham AO reflects on his 30-year career, starting with turning around Australia’s commercial property sector in the mid-1990s, before establishing MA Financial in 2009.
In the podcast, Andrew shares how our unique diversified business model is MA Financial’s strength, why culture matters, and offers sage advice for those looking to venture out on their own.
0:00 - Intro
4:24 - Early life
12:49 - Early career in finance
16:32 - Risk in financial markets at the time
19:07 - Recession and investment banking
22:47 - Coming out of a recession, and into the golden era of property
25:58 - Moving to the international scene
30:34 - Joining the swans, and lessons in leadership
35:18 - Striking out independently
51:13 - Listing on the ASX, and the future of MA Financial
1:01:18 - Values of the Swans
1:09:31 - Outro.