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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David Winterbottom


Sydney +61 2 8257 3000

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‘Consulting in the restructuring industry is immensely challenging and rewarding on a daily basis. At KordaMentha we aim to make a demonstrable difference to each sensitive project we tackle. Our value lies in our deep situational experience and ability to make the correct critical decisions for our clients, every time.’

Based in Sydney as KordaMentha’s Office Managing Partner, David has over 25 years experience in all facets of restructuring and workouts and is one of Australia's leading restructuring professionals. He has particularly strong credentials in complex independent business reviews, constructive approaches to operational, strategic and liquidity problems, and has advised companies and lenders in large syndicated debt situations.


David has consulted to companies in a wide variety of industries and has performed engagements for all of Australia’s major trading banks and financiers. He has formulated and implemented financial, strategic and operational turnaround plans for a number of large companies in challenging positions.


Prior to joining KordaMentha in 2004, David was a Partner with Ernst & Young’s Corporate Restructuring practice and a Partner with Arthur Andersen’s Corporate Recovery Practice.


David has worked in London and from 1998 to 2000 he was based in Brunei where he led a large assignment throughout Asia. David has also worked on assignments in Singapore, Hong Kong and PNG.

Significant Engagements

  • Numerous confidential consulting/workout projects
  • Southern Pacific Petroleum
  • Walter Construction Group
  • Babcock & Brown Infrastructure restructure
  • Refco Inc
  • Storm Financial Group
  • Fincorp Property Group
  • Marina Mirage Shopping Centre
  • Ansett Airlines
  • TVSN Group
  • Marriott (Courtyard) Hotel Group
  • PNG Power Limited
  • AV Jennings Homes



  • Bachelor of Business (RMIT)
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Official Liquidator and Registered Liquidator of the Supreme and Federal Courts

Memberships & Publications

  • Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Director – Calibre Capital Real Estate Fund
  • Director – Inspire Foundation
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