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.
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Mick Calder


Melbourne +61 3 8623 3329

'In critical situations, a clear and well-articulated plan and decisive action is the only way forward.'

For the past 15 years, Mick has specialised in transitioning and improving companies which are undergoing capital transactions and business turnaround or improvement. He focuses on multiple industries including retail and fashion, transport and logistics, mining services, manufacturing and services.


He has built, managed and advised businesses in Europe, US and Asia-Pacific, including start-ups, growth and multi-nationals.


Most recently, Mick’s assignments have included:

  • operational improvement and transformation projects
  • cash and working capital management
  • Restructuring advisory
  • interim management
  • buy-outs and merger integrations
  • leadership and innovation programs.

Mick has significant retail management and real estate experience, including a number of large solvent restructures and divestments.

Significant Engagements

  • Interim CEO, advisory divestment of privately owned health and cosmetics retail chain.
  • Turnaround advisory and hand-on restructure of 200-store specialty retail business.
  • Operational improvement and liquidity management of solar panel importer and retailer.
  • Carve out and divestment of national logistics business.

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  • Bachelor of Commerce

Memberships & Publications

  • Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Turnaround Management Association – Victoria Committee
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