Helping clients protect and recover value through proactive cyber risk identification and management, and rapid action in response to a breach.
Helping clients to manage risk and regulatory compliance and respond to incidents of financial crime.
Uncover, analyse and clarify facts at the centre of disputes, frauds and other sensitive commercial matters.
Providing advisory and accelerated implementation services to the public and private sector.
Assists clients to grow, protect and recover value in their real estate portfolios.
Working with organisations to stabilise the business or to recover value on behalf of stakeholders.
We are Asia-Pacific’s trusted advisers in cybersecurity, financial crime, forensic, performance improvement, real estate and restructuring.
Our reach is global with eight offices across Australia, Jakarta and Singapore.
KordaMentha staff are actively engaged in giving back to their communities.
“I guide my clients to manage risk to preserve value and guide sustainable growth."
David’s determination to solve problems, combined with his leadership style, technical skills, and awareness of risks, enables him and his team to quickly simplify complex issues and creatively solve challenging issues in all areas of business.
He is a leader who works collaboratively with clients, conducts himself with empathy, and establishes stakeholder rapport which allows David to simplify complex situations and achieve positive outcomes.
With almost 15 years in professional services, David has worked on a diverse range of client engagements. His experience includes managing major financial and operational stakeholders, preparing independent business reviews and risk reports, managing all areas of trading operations, managing informal workouts and utilising formal insolvency options for corporate restructures.
David is a current member of the Queensland ARITA Professional Committee.
David also participated in the 2022 Chain Reaction charity bike ride which raised over $1.5 million for local children's charities.
Risk governance, management and mitigationStakeholder management and negotiationsCompany restructuringPeople and project managementBusiness investigations.
Bachelor of CommerceChartered Accountant and Certificate of Public PracticeAdvanced Insolvency Law and PracticeCommissioner For DeclarationsCert IV in Finance and CreditChartered SecretaryRegistered Liquidator.
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