KordaMentha KordaMentha is an Australian advisory and investment firm that provides specialist forensic, real estate, turnaround / restructuring and investment management services. The business was formed in April 2002 by Mark Korda and Mark Mentha. Located at
Level 24, 333 Collins Street, Victoria, Australia.
Phone: +61 3 8623 3333
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Chris Martin


Melbourne +61 3 8623 3425

'I really enjoy working with clients on understanding and solving their most pressing problems. Most people respond well to leadership and our role is to help clients navigate through complex issues and challenging times.'

Chris is one of Australia’s leading corporate transformation, renewal and performance improvement advisors.
He is a qualified solicitor and chartered accountant with a broad range of advisory and operational experience.
Prior to joining KordaMentha, Chris was the Managing Director of an ASX-listed company.
Having also previously worked as a management consultant and an investment banker Chris has a long history in assessing and improving organisational performance. He works with Boards, C-suite executives and public sector enterprises across a range of industries.
He has worked on and led some of the country’s most complex and sensitive independent reviews and specialises in transformation and performance improvement assignments. In addition, Chris has assumed a range of interim management roles at clients during periods of change and transition.
Having considerable experience, Chris brings both insight and operational empathy to each engagement and understands the importance of designing practical solutions that are capable of being assessed against clearly defined and measurable outcomes.

Significant Engagements

  • The strategic and financial review of Australia's largest ever infrastructure and construction project ($37.4 billion), the NBN Co. on behalf of the Australian Federal Government
  • Operational turnaround of the worlds largest health and fitness company ($900 million in debt).
  • Performance improvement program of Australia’s leading on-line home delivery grocery.
  • Operational improvement and refinancing of one of Australia’s largest residential aged care business.
  • Operational improvement and liquidity management of mining services company.
  • Cost out program for a wealth management company.
  • Several confidential Federal Government engagements across a range of Departments.

Chris-Martin_BW_Web CV


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Accounting)
  • Harvard University (Turnaround Course).

Memberships & Publications

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Chairman of Victorian chapter of Turnaround Management Association of Australia
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