2021 saw a positive global shift in equity and inclusion with nearly every CEO and board working to address the pipeline for leadership roles. It’s a positive development with only one major challenge: women are incredibly diversity fatigued.
Gender equality is one of the hottest topics of the zeitgeist right now. Data shows it’s needed and wanted, but unfortunately, it will look like lip service for a very long time. So let’s talk about the reality for women in corporate Australia. I’m passionate about diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace, and I […]
Talent Search Haus’s Investment Banking survey looks at how senior investment bankers are adapting to the changing market and the move towards stakeholder management and talent. Our survey included various participants at both the CEO, Partner and leadership level.We sought to learn about the current changes and challenges impacting the industry, and given an opportunity, […]
Research shows organisations strong on diversity perform better, are more innovative and will attract and retain better talent. These benefits, however, don’t just come from writing a diversity policy, they require organisations to embed diversity in their company. While it is a journey, it starts from the most senior leadership ranks, specifically their board and in […]
March 2016 Background on the Australian FICC Market The FICC market in Australia, as it is globally, continues to function under the challenges of pressure from regulators, internal cost structures and the ongoing impact of changing technology. With the demise of proprietary trading due to the deliberate introduction of direct restrictions and punitive costs designed […]
Collins Consulting Group was honoured to have Shadow Treasurer, Joe Hockey, as guest speaker at our Insight Lunch. Joe was joined by six of Australia’s top MD’s and CEO’s from global and domestic Investment Banks and Fund Managers. Questions and talking points included the regulation of executive pay, the superannuation industry under review and the GFC […]
Collins Consulting Group’s Insight Lunch was an opportunity for special guest David Gonski, to join other prominent executives from renowned Australian and global businesses to share their thoughts and ideas on the chosen topic of “scrutinising the revolution in the financial services industry”. Discussion points included: The Johnson Report: Should Australia become a regional centre? Should the ASX […]
Collins Consulting engaged a external consultant to conduct qualitative research into talent retention in the Australian finance industry in the wake of the current global financial crisis. 23 indepth interviews were conducted in December 2008 and January 2009 with leaders and top talent in the finance industry.
To assess the state of the Australian equity markets, Collins Consulting Group engaged independent research specialists. The research focused on prospects for new entrants and assessed hiring strategies. 22 in-depth interviews were conducted in June 2010 with senior decision makers from investment banks, fund managers and broking firms. From this, we have developed a better […]
We’re well into the credit crisis, and yet, a multitude of questions remain largely unanswered. For instance, what real impact has the credit crisis had on global investment banks in Australia? Will the banks be forced to reduce headcount? Will there be growth in numbers due to regional commitment by some U.S and European firms? […]