Katie Hudson, Portfolio Manager and Head of Australian Equities Research, recently sat down with Glenn Freeman from Livewire Markets to discuss her career reflections as part of the Livewire International Women’s Day series.
While the finance industry has long been considered a “boys club”, things are finally changing. In fact, according to Yarra Capital Management’s Katie Hudson, it has never been a better time to be a woman in investing.
She believes the finance industry has finally woken up to the benefits of “differentiated thinking”, particularly as the “insights from having women as part of an investment team are now better understood.” In addition, clients are increasingly demanding greater diversity in teams, and women are in demand – as they should be.
Describing her career path from chartered accountant to analyst, and her current role as head of Australian equities research, Hudson notes her journey has been anything but traditional.
Read the full interview here.