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Katherine Howlett, chief of the Blooms Group, on getting into finance and making foreign currency count in Australia


Talking Business is a podcast review of the Australian economy, presented by seasoned business journalists Leon Gettler and Garry Barker, produced in association with the RMIT College of Business. It features interviews with prominent business leaders and expert analysis from RMIT academics.

This week’s interview

Today our guest is Katherine Howlett, founder and chief executive of the Blooms Group, a Melbourne-based mortgage broker that specialises in arranging finance for Australians and other expatriates working for companies in the US, Asia, the Middle East and Europe who wish to buy properties in Australia, but pay for them in the non-Australian currencies in which they are being paid. Now 31, Katherine has been an entrepreneur and property owner for more than 15 years.

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Garry Barker and Leon Gettler both have established careers with ‘The Age’ newspaper, where Garry Barker is its Technology Editor, and Leon Gettler is a Senior Business Journalist. Gettler also works freelance on a number of other publications.

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