Human Business with Sam White

Human Business with Sam White

Founder of Freedom Services Group and Stella Insurance Australia (Chair and CEO respectively). I set up my first business at 24 and it's been a wild ride since. On track for the best years trading, I've ever had and can only attribute this to a change in culture and approach. I love business and people in equal measure and genuinely believe that the right kind of businesses can change the World - Something we absolutely need more of. Also passionate about building businesses and products to be more centred around the Female experience and empowering other women to do the same. Hopefully, some of the stuff I share strikes a chord for others too!


February 6, 2023 35 min
In this episode Sam meets the incredibly modest Zara Street who started designing clothing and books in her teens whilst dealing with some very serious mental health issues. Her designs have been worn by global superstars and have even appear on the Ellen show. We're delighted to welcome Zara to Human Business and share her inspriational story.
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In this episode Sam meets Julia Elliott Brown to chat over how she built her own high-growth start-ups and now is using her wealth of expertise to support female founders on their own journeys to successful equity fundraising and business growth.
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January 23, 2023 35 min
In this episode Sam meets serial entrepreneur Paul Foster who founded the Worlds leading event planning platform - OnePlan. How did Paul take £50k and turn it into a business worth £50million? Lets find out...
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January 16, 2023 30 min
In this episdode Sam meets Nicola Stopps. CEO of Simply Sustainable.
Nicola has 20 years’ experience in sustainability and ESG having worked for some of the largest companies in the world. Just what more can Sam do to save the planet?
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January 9, 2023 38 min
Angela is the co-founder of the hugely successful Women's Agenda news publication. She's driving forward an online community empowering women across the World. In this episode Sam & Angela discover a shared new level of respect for a global popstar and delve further into how to bring the human side to business.

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December 17, 2022 32 min
In this episode Sam meets Sarah Coward the Founder and CEO of In The Room.
Sarah gives us an insight into new technology that will change the way we interact for generations to come, transforming audience engagement through conversation.
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November 28, 2022 32 min
After a decade working in banking in Sydney, London and New York, Nicole made a move into property development in 2009 alongside raising her three young children. Sam uncovers the incredible story behind Nicoles' success and how she re-grouped when things didn't go to plan.
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November 14, 2022 39 min
Bruce "Hoppo" Hopkins is best known for appearing in Bondi Rescue. He is the real deal and has saved thousands of lives over 30 years on the Beach. Sam is on a mission to discover just who saved Hoppo and what the future holds for one of Australia's biggest reality TV stars.
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October 31, 2022 33 min
In this episode Sam meets Lee Chambers an award winning business psychologist & entrepreneur. Lee is passionate about conscious leadership, equality of health opportunity and has a miraculous personal story behind his success.
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October 10, 2022 50 min
Sam meets Jeff Dewing a one man force of nature who doesn't understand the words no or can't! Hear the incredible story of how Jeff single handedly changed a £200billion industry and bought a football club along the way...
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October 3, 2022 41 min
From joining the Navy straight after her A-levels to being kidnapped at sea - Steph has truly been there and done it. Now as well as appearing on Gordon Ramsey's Future Food Stars she also has a hugely successful drinks brand (Chulo) launching around the World.
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September 5, 2022 36 min
Imagine taking executive control of a British brewery weeks before a Global pandemic hits - In this episode Sam meets Charlene Lyons to uncover how she steered a brewery business through Covid and out the other side.
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August 10, 2022 39 min
In this episode Sam spars all things motivation with former World Champion boxer Billy Schwer. Now Billy is a master of male motivation working with clients all over the World and author of the hugely popular "Man Up"
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July 14, 2022 43 min
In this episode Sam delves into the incredible career of Sarah O'Carroll the newly appointed Editor-In-Chief for Forbes Australia. From back-packing to dominating the print media World to performing as a Spice Girl - its all here on Human Business.
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June 27, 2022 36 min
In this episode Sam chats openly with Rene Cosgrave the General Manager of Stella Insurance Australia about how an early experience with domestic violence forged a hugely successful career in business.
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June 13, 2022 48 min
Sam chats with insurance supremo Peter Blanc about his incredible career and successes in the ever changing World of insurance.
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May 23, 2022 33 min
in this episode Sam meets Emma Sayle the powerhouse behind Killing Kittens. Discover how Emma has taken her events into the tech World and created a business helping empower in women in more ways than you could ever imagine.
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May 16, 2022 30 min
In this episode Sam meets fellow Podcaster Sangeet Pillai for an in depth conversation on how one woman is changing the boundaries for South Asian women.
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May 9, 2022 52 min
Sam and Andy have an honest, open and very possibly one of the most compelling corporate conversations you will have heard in a very long time.
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April 27, 2022 41 min
Here he is - The infamous Andy King from Fyre Festival joins Sam to talk about what it really mean to "take one for the team!"
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