Managing Director

Restructuring & Insolvency

Hong Kong

Gary is a restructuring professional and leads our Hong Kong office. He has extensive experience in managing complex businesses in multiple jurisdictions. Gary’s expertise covers a wide range of operational and financial restructuring and turnaround work, as well as distressed M&A advisory and complex cross border insolvencies.

Gary specializes in turnaround and operational improvement, including advising boards on strategy, operational change, aligning financial forecasts, and improving, measuring, and sustaining financial performance. He has a proven ability to balance a company's core strategic purpose of maximizing shareholder value with the need to manage risk.

With many years of cultural experience gained from his many international posts, Gary has practiced in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and China.

Specialisms

  • Operational and financial restructuring & turnaround
  • Chief restructuring officer and NED appointments
  • Crisis management
  • Complex cross border insolvencies
  • Distressed M&A advisory
  • Working capital management

Recent assignment highlights 

  • Led the successful restructure of a large Chinese copper refinery, which was awarded as one of the ‘Deals of the Year’ in 2022 by the Chinese Law Society. Representing a syndicate of 22 international banks.
  • Led the restructuring on a Chinese crude oil refinery. Representing a syndicate of 16 international banks and commodity traders.
  • Project managed several restructurings and M&A transactions, including a Mongolian Iron mine, a global commodities trader, a Chinese owned Canadian coalmine, a global Lithium miner and processor, and a Chinese oil refinery.

Sectors

  • Extractive industries - mining, mining services, metal refineries and oil & gas refineries and producers
  • Property and construction
  • Hospitality and leisure 
  • Manufacturing - textile manufacturing and sourcing companies

Memberships

Institute of Chartered Accountants (Australia & New Zealand) - Fellow

Financial Services Institute of Australia - Fellow

Director of The Turnaround Management Association of Hong Kong

Qualifications

Licensed Insolvency Practitioner (Australia & Hong Kong)

Bachelor of Commerce