Founder and managing director, Dr Nigel Finch, has 20 years of practical market and academic success. He has deep experience across many markets having advised clients in Australia and overseas in the manufacturing, mining, entertainment, technology, financial services, agriculture, not-for-profit, higher education and emerging markets sectors. Nigel specialises in business analysis and strategy formulation to improve your organisation’s financial performance.
Having advised clients operating in South East Asia, the Middle East and Central Asia he is well accustomed to international business. In fact, when it comes to emerging markets and sovereign risk Nigel wrote the book on it; literally. He has also published on a variety of subjects including mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, governance, management accounting and mining.
Nigel has a proven talent for working closely with organisations in order to gain a full understanding of their unique financial circumstances and turning this understanding into growth and prosperity for the shareholders. His unique perspective on business finance and practical expertise in executing razor sharp strategy sets him apart.
Nigel holds degrees in accounting, business and law plus a PhD in business law.
His professional qualifications include Certified Practising Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser and a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, the Taxation Institute of Australia, the Australian Institute of Company Directors and CPA Australia.
He is a former Associate Dean and Associate Professor in Accounting at The University of Sydney and Honorary Consul-General of Mongolia in Sydney.
Nigel has held senior roles as a financial controller, investment manager and executive director across a variety of industries. He is the author of more than 100 academic publications including several books on finance and investment including Contemporary Issue in Mining: Leading Practice in Australia and Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk.