Choosing an Advisor
Unfortunately, most traditional advisers such as accountants, bank managers, lawyers and consultants have insufficient working knowledge of turnaround and restructuring techniques to be of use to a director.
Expert Advice From An Experienced Insolvency Practitioner
At Restructuring Works, we specialise in
providing advice to small and medium size
companies and directors of those
Restructuring Works brings together a team
of highly experienced professionals from a
variety of backgrounds including
restructuring, banking, profit improvement
Restructuring Works is a one-stop-shop for a
director to get a practical understanding of
their situation and the solutions available.
We focus on the issues facing the decision
maker – the company director.
Call us and we will meet with you and
provide confidential free advice. If we
recommend you use our full services, we’ll
be clear on what it will cost you, what we will
do for you and what will be the benefits. In
most cases we will quote a fixed fee.
Our professional memberships
Association of Independent
AIIP Board Member in-house
Association of Independent
ARITA Members in-house
Meet our Team
LEAD PARTNER – RESTRUCTURING WORKS
Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, Registered Liquidator
John has more than 30 years specialist experience in corporate recovery, restructuring and reorganisation. He was a Partner of one of the Big4 Accounting firms, Ernst & Young in the Transaction Advisory Services Division for 24 years and Leader of the firm’s National Corporate Restructuring practice. John has focused on delivering optimum results for his clients by providing quality service, whether that be in the field of restructuring, receivership, administration, litigation support or investigation. This has been best demonstrated in a number of Australia’s largest and most complex corporate insolvencies.
PARTNER – RESTRUCTURING WORKS
Registered Liquidator, Chartered Accountant, Board Member of Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners, Member of Turnaround Management Association, Member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
Cliff is a corporate restructuring specialist with over 30 years of experience in Australia and internationally. He is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Restructuring Works. In the last 10 years he has been appointed liquidator of over 700 companies. He was a Partner of Ernst & Young for 10 years. His experience ranges from formal appointments in Liquidations and Voluntary Administrations to sale of business, due diligence and valuations. Cliff has been the lead adviser in some of the largest restructurings in the Asia Pacific region.
Member of Association of Independent Insolvency Practitioners
Geoff has over 30 years of experience in banking, insolvency and corporate restructuring. He now specialises in providing advice and solutions to trading business under financial distress. Geoff’s experience includes over 15 years in the insolvency division of a Big4 accounting firm and with a large specialist insolvency firm. The key to Geoff’s ability to understand the complex issues facing a distressed company is his four years of experience as a Corporate Lending and Workout Executive in a mid-tier financier. Geoff is renowned as a great communicator which flows from his Graduate Diploma in Communications which he obtained by way of thesis, examining communication in the insolvency environment. Geoff’s unique experience also includes a Degree in Zoology. Geoff has worked on a range of matters from large corporate insolvencies to voluntary wind ups of small businesses.
SENIOR CLIENT ADVISOR
Bachelor of Commerce majored in Marketing
Brad has been providing advice to directors of companies in financial distress for 15 years. Brad will probably be your initial contact at Restructuring Works and you will he has the ability to quickly grasp the situation you face and can quickly point you in the right direction. After 15 years of being an advisor, Brad has developed an excellent understanding of the legal and practical issues facing a director of an insolvent company – it is rare for a director to throw a new situation at Brad. You will find him understanding and sympathetic, but above all practical. Brad will provide the cool head in a stressful situation.