[Ep #02] Credit & Risk Management: Transforming Disruption Into Opportunity

Topic: Credit & Risk Management: Transforming Disruption into Opportunity

Welcome to Pushing The Boundaries Podcast – brought to you by GCS Group, where you’ll gain unique insight into how an Australian SME pushed the boundaries to turn disruption into opportunity, and are now leading the way in international trade credit and risk.

I’m your Host Annemarie Cross and this is part 2 of a 3-part series.

Today CEO of GCS Group, Adam Wood is going to speak about Credit and Risk Management and how GCS – an Australian SME with a footprint in more than 100 countries has been able to transform disruption into opportunity.

On today's show Adam will share:

  • When he realised disruption was here to stay and recognised he needed to something NOW for the business to not only survive, but thrive;
  • The initial hurdles that had to be overcome;
  • The biggest lessons learned and how they shaped key decisions;
  • The key steps that were taken to transform disruption into opportunity, and more.


About Adam Wood:

20+ years in international credit and risk management.

Coordinated regional and global conferences to facilitate growth of GCS, its members and partners to develop leading receivables management, information, investigation, consulting and advisory standards.

In 2011 co-authored the “Global Compliance Requirements Program”​, a first of its kind, and spearheaded the company's diversification into risk management, specifically verification, investigation and brand protection with Sid Kapur.

Appointed CEO in 2012, Adam led the strategic planning and implementation of GCS Credit’s drive to create the world’s first dedicated community and social network to connect the world of cashflow, credit and collections.

Adam is also the Co-Founder of Certified By, a compliance solution for SME’s and managing 3rd party vendor verification, and Automagic, an app that helps businesses make better decisions with prescribed data driven insights and workflow automation.

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Next episode: Episode 3: The Future of FinTech and RegTech


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