David’s professional career spans 25 years’, giving him expert knowledge of all aspects of providing tailored solutions for businesses in various industries. David’s hands on experience working with businesses in various industries has allowed him to see many positive outcomes, even in the most complex situations.
With keeping stakeholders front of mind, David’s priority and responsibilities are to ensure the best outcomes for business owners, while guiding them through the business improvement process every step of the way.
David is able to identify key issues within a business, and provide strategic planning advice to implement an action plan to reduce business risk and seek growth opportunities..
David understands that each business and their needs are unique, and providing customised solutions in order for stakeholders to overcome competing operational pressures and implement stability is paramount in the success for a company’s life span.
David commenced as a graduate accountant for Ferrier Hodgson in Brisbane in 1988. He quickly become involved in a number of trade on receiverships and high profile liquidations, including Rothwells Merchant Bank.
Aside from a 12 month stint in the UK, working in the Insolvency Division of Halpern and Woolf (now Cassons) in London, and a six month contract with AFSA (formerly ITSA), David has been entrenched in the Queensland insolvency industry since the late 1980’s.
One of the founding partners of SV Partners, David currently holds the position of Executive Director of SV Partners Queensland and sits on the National Board of SV Partners.
David has extensive experience in the building industry, having conducted a number of large building administrations, often requiring the company to trade-on to complete current building works. He has a team of construction industry experts he can call on to facilitate those works where necessary.
- Chartered Accountant
- Official Liquidator
- Registered Liquidator
- Full Member of the Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
- Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
- Member of the Queensland Master Builders Association (QMBA)
- Member of the Mackay Chamber of Commerce
- Member of Tattersalls and Qld Gabba Trust
David has worked with over 900 companies since January 2004, and has a magnitude of experience in working with businesses in the following industries:
- Mining Services
- Real Estate
- Labour hire
- Hospitality, hotels
- Transport and freight
- Ponzi Schemes
- Home Loan and Mortgage Brokers
- Printing Industry