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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Heather Brown

Executive Director

Melbourne +61 3 8623 3307

'The human factor is key. To help organisations drive sustainable improvement and reduce risk, culture needs to be at the forefront of any integrated solution.'

Heather brings a commercial and multi-disciplined approach to leadership and change within the areas of governance, risk management, culture and capability development. Heather has held leadership roles in governance in major corporates and has a track record of delivering outcomes that drive sustainable business change and improvement.


Prior to joining KordaMentha in October 2016, Heather was the Chief Compliance Officer for GE Capital A&NZ. However, from 2015 she worked primarily on the sale and exit of the GE Capital business from Australia and New Zealand, including executive oversight of program management and governance for the separation of the businesses sold. 


Prior to joining GE Capital as the Head of Internal Audit for A&NZ in 2012, Heather held a number of internal audit leadership roles at NAB. She has deep experience in risk assessments, methodologies (including risk culture), reporting and capability development. She was also the Internal Audit Leader for Asia based in Hong Kong. 


Heather commenced her career at Deloitte in Assurance and Advisory and has spent 10 years living and working in France, Japan and Hong Kong.

Significant Engagements

  • Executive on GE Capital A&NZ Sale and Separation – Program Management and Governance
  • Chief Compliance Officer, GE Capital A&NZ
  • Head of Internal Audit, GE Capital A&NZ
  • Head of Internal Audit, NAB (multiple leadership roles including Head of Audit for Asia)
  • Management and consulting roles across Audit, Risk Management, Human Resources and Capability Development



  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Graduate Diploma of Human Resource Management

Memberships & Publications

  • Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
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