An experienced CFO at companies requiring business and/or finance function transformation, strategic planning and execution to take the business to the next stage of growth, maturity or sale. Businesses range from entrepreneurial/private equity to institutional, government, and non-profit, in finance and banking, retail and manufacturing, higher education, professional membership associations, media, and professional services.
Recent appointments include BT Investment Management (BTIM), University of Newcastle, Westpac Banking Corporation, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. These follow 20+ years in senior leadership as a CFO and Project Director.
As CFO guided four organizations (three with Private Equity backing); through IPO’s or dual track exits ranging from $75m to $800m market cap. Also held positions as Merger Director for three transactions of $150m, $300m and $1.45b including follow on integration/plans.
Built best practice; project teams, finance functions, reporting, strategic/budget/forecast plans, business unit accountability, controls, systems, process, capital and governance structures
Big 4 qualified Chartered Accountant with a foundation in audit followed by business advisory/insolvency.