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April 22, 2020 1 min read

In Episode 11 of The Badminton Podcast, we focus on career. More specifically, a career in on of the BIG 4 Accounting Firms in the world. 

At the time of recording, our guest, Saliya Gunaratne, is a Senior Manager on the road to potentially becoming a Partner. 

He has been a part of badminton in Australia as both a player and coach over the last 15 years. In 2010, he was the winner men's doubles at the Australia National Championships and competed at the World Championships.

He now lives in Singapore with wife where he’s on Secondment, and he explains the pathway that someone would need to take to scale the corporate ladder in a BIG 4 accounting firm, and shares what helped him reach his current senior position.

While this episode is quite specific to a certain career path, it's something that's eye opening even for those who aren't in this field as the lessons that Saliya has learnt and shares are beneficial for anyone.

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Main image source: The Irish Times

Jeffrey Tho
Jeffrey Tho

Jeff is an ex-international badminton player who represented Australia at the Commonwealth Games (twice as a player & once as a coach), World Championships, All England Championships and multiple Thomas and Sudirman Cups. He was the Australian National Coach, Senior State Head Coach and is the co-founder of Volant badminton & The Badminton Podcast. Jeff is extremely passionate about building the worldwide badminton community & showing the world how incredible our sport really is.


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