Meet your hosts
Candice BourkeCandice Bourke is a Senior Investment Adviser at Shaw and Partners with over six years' experience in capital markets and wealth management, specialising in investment advice including equities, listed fixed interest, ethical investing, portfolio risk management and lombard loans. She discovered her passion for finance and baguettes, when working and living in France, and soon afterwards started her own business (all before the age of 23). Candice is passionate about financial literacy for women which lead her to co found Her Financial Network, and in her downtime, you’ll find her doing any of the following: surfing, skiing, reading a book by the fire, or walking her black lab, Cooper, with a soy cappuccino in hand.
Felicity ThomasFelicity Thomas is a Senior Private Wealth Adviser at Shaw and Partners with over nine years experience in wealth management and strategic financial planning, covering areas including Australian and Global equities, portfolio construction and risk management, bonds, fixed interest, lombard loans, margin lending , insurance, superannuation and SMSFs. Felicity started her career in finance at BT Financial Group, speaking to customers about their superannuation and investments. This led to the realisation becoming a Financial Advisor would be the perfect marriage of her skills and interests - interpersonal relationships and economics. She is passionate about improving women’s access to financial resources and professionals, and co founded Her Financial Network. On the weekends you’ll find her on the beach, or going for an adventure with her black cavoodle, Loki.
Need To Know Bumper Edition: SOHN Hearts & Minds Investor ConferenceCandice and Felicity recap their favourite event of the investing calendar: the SOHN Hearts and Minds Investor Conference. Hearts and Minds Investments Limited (HM1) is a unique Australian listed investment company. HM1's has two objectives; to maximise long-term returns to shareholders by investing in high conviction ideas; and provide vital financial support to leading medical research institutes. The amount to date has exceeded over $30 million towards Australian Medical Research Institutes.
Our Order Pad | CrowdStrike (CRWD:NAS) & PayPal (PYPL:NAS)It’s time for Felicity and Candice to look at their Order Pad, where they reveal what’s on their respective desks, and talk through the research, analysis and thought process behind their ideas. Felicity pitches a leader in the fast-growing cybersecurity industry: CrowdStrike. This company sells a cloud-based platform that protects endpoints on laptops, desktops, the Internet of things, using AI technology to stop breaches. Then Candice talks about PayPal, a pure play in online payments which enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of merchants and consumers, with a killer track record of smashing their growth targets.