Meet our Committee
PWC – Senior Manager
Amy is a Senior Manager at PwC Australia specialising in restructuring, corporate insolvency and distressed debt advisory services. Her experience includes assessing business performance, preparing restructuring and workout arrangements and all forms of corporate insolvency appointments with significant experience in complex and cross border insolvency issues, including managing the wind down of the Lehman Brothers group in Australia.
FTI Consulting – Director
Asjadi Hone is a Director in the Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice of FTI Consulting, and is based in Sydney. Asjadi has 15+ years’ experience in corporate restructuring and insolvency, including formal appointments across a range of industries. Asjadi has extensive restructuring experience working on numerous receiverships and voluntary administrations, trading distressed businesses and realising business assets.
Norton Rose Fulbright- Associate
Cassandra Fielden is an Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright in the financial restructuring and insolvency team. Cassandra specialises in banking and finance litigation, securities enforcement and insolvency. She has acted for various banks, liquidators and receivers in a variety of commercial matters.
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Gadens – Senior Associate
Clementine is a Senior Associate within Gadens’ Banking & Finance Group, specialising in recoveries and insolvency. Clementine has a broad range of experience in banking, restructuring and insolvency, financial services litigation and dispute resolution. Clementine is particularly interested in promoting and developing interesting and sustainable careers for women in the restructuring profession.
Heather is an Investment Manager based in IMF Bentham’s Sydney office where she is responsible for identifying and assessing investment opportunities and managing funded claims through to resolution. Heather has almost twenty years’ experience in private legal practice, including most recently at Baker McKenzie where her practice encompassed commercial, construction, insolvency, banking and finance and property disputes.
KordaMentha – Executive Director
Kate is an Executive Director at KordaMentha, specialising in insolvency and restructuring. Kate has over 12 years’ experience advising clients across a diverse range of industries and circumstances, from large corporate collapses, to small businesses. Kate is passionate about developing the next generation of restructuring professionals, with a specific focus on diversity, inclusion and mentoring.
Deloitte – Director
Leearna is a Director in Deloitte’s restructuring service. Leearna started specialising in corporate insolvency whilst working in New Zealand in the 1990’s and was the first female to become a partner in an insolvency firm during her time there. She returned to Australia in 2001 and has continued her insolvency career in Sydney. She has worked on a broad range of corporate insolvency matters across many different industries.
KPMG – Associate Director
Martie is an Associate Director at KPMG and specialises in insolvency and restructuring, including independent business reviews. Martie has over 11 years of insolvency and restructuring experience across a wide range of industries.
Stockland – Legal Counsel
Margaret is a Legal Counsel in the in-house legal department of Stockland, the largest diversified property developer in Australia. She manages all of Stockland’s disputes and litigation, as well as advises on general corporate and other regulatory matters.
Henry William Lawyers – Senior Associate
Louise McDonald is a Senior Associate at Henry William Lawyers who specialises in insolvency and commercial litigation. She has extensive experience in a wide range of matters, including complex and large scale litigation, for both private and institutional clients, and regularly appears as an advocate in Court.
McGrathNicol – Senior Manager
Suzanne is a Senior Manager at McGrath Nicol and specialises in informal restructuring, including turnaround, independent business reviews and cash and working capital management. She has over 14 years’ restructuring experience in Australia and the UK, with particular expertise in the construction and engineering sectors.