Paul Thackray

  • Joseph Hayes
    Managing Director
  • Andrew McCabe
    Director
  • Simon Poidevin AM
    Advisory Board Member
  • Adam Scobie
    Senior Executive
  • Sijmon Van Loon
    Senior Executive
  • James Le Messurier
    Executive
  • Paul Thackray
    Consultant
  • David Russell
    Junior Executive
  • Tom Gilbert
    Senior Analyst
  • Patrick Skippen
    Senior Analyst
  • Angus Malouf
    Analyst
  • Lachlan Minogue
    Analyst
  • Kristen Davies
    Executive Assistant

Joseph Hayes

Managing Director

Joe has over 25 years’ experience in the sector, including 13 as a Partner at KPMG and McGrathNicol, before forming Wexted Advisors on 1 July 2017.

Joe is highly skilled working with and advising parties with diverse objectives or disputed positions to achieve best outcomes. Working closely with management, boards, lenders and owners, Joe has undertaken many large and complex restructuring and insolvency cases over a long period. He also has significant expertise in the supervision of complex litigation and the successful settlement of multi-party disputes and has given expert evidence in court proceedings.

Andrew McCabe

Director

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the sector, including McGrathNicol and Ferrier Hodgson, and held various corporate roles before joining Wexted Advisors in May 2018.

Andrew has significant experience in trading on complex insolvency engagements across a range of industries in Australia and the UK. He provides both formal and informal restructuring advice, and works closely with management, boards, lenders, owners, accountants and lawyers to resolve matters in a commercial manner. He has significant expertise across of range of industries, including property, construction, technology, hospitality, wholesale and distribution, finance and debenture funds.

Simon Poidevin AM

Advisory Board Member

Simon Poidevin joined Wexted Advisors in March 2020 following a 37 year career in Financial Markets, including Senior Roles with both Citigroup and Bell Potter.

Adam Scobie

Senior Executive

Adam has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, and held various
corporate roles before joining Wexted advisors in March 2020.
Adam is experienced in forensic accounting, process re-engineering, detailed
analysis and corporate reporting, which adds to the depth of knowledge that
Wexted provides.

Sijmon Van Loon

Senior Executive

Sijmon has over 10 years’ experience in the sector at McGrathNicol, before joining Wexted Advisors in 2018.

Sijmon has strong analytical skills, customer focus and is a strategic thinker having worked with and advised management and financiers with diverse objectives to improve performance and achieve best outcomes. He utilises his skills to quickly develop rapport and trust to motivate teams forming collaborative working relationships on his engagements. He has worked on a range of significant appointments, investigations and business reviews across many industry sectors, with exposure to financial services, childcare, retail, mining services and infrastructure.

James Le Messurier

Executive

James joined Wexted Advisors in 2019. James has 9 years industry experience, working on a diverse and complex range of corporate insolvency administrations including Voluntary Administrations, Deeds of Company Arrangements and Receiverships.

Paul Thackray

Consultant

Paul has broad experience across various industries in the review of IT systems and operations for a range of clients across various industries including professional services, manufacturing and distribution, banking, retail and government.

Paul was until recently the CEO of a software development business which successfully managed the development and implementation of custom designed business software applications to a range of government and corporate clients for more than 20 years. He can assemble the right team and processes to ensure that our consulting assignments will deliver the best outcomes in the most cost-effective manor to our clients.

David Russell

Junior Executive

David joined Wexted Advisors in 2018. He has over 4 years’ experience in the sector including three years at McGrathNicol.

David has worked on a range of appointments, transactions, investigations and business reviews across many industry sectors including financial services, retail, resources, manufacturing, transport & logistics, healthcare and IT & telecommunications. He has experience working closely with a variety of clients including banks, trustees, solicitors, corporates and regulators.

Tom Gilbert

Senior Analyst

Tom joined Wexted Advisors in 2017 soon after graduating from Sydney University with a Bachelor of Commerce.

Tom has worked on a range of appointments, transactions, investigations and business reviews across many industry sectors, with recent exposure to financial services, property, retail and education. He has been an integral part of the business since inception, working closely with a variety of clients including banks, trustees, solicitors, corporates and regulators.

Patrick Skippen

Senior Analyst

Patrick joined Wexted Advisors in March 2019 bringing with him over 18 months experience in the industry. During his employment thus far Patrick has worked on several complex safe harbour, advisory and formal insolvency engagements on behalf of a number of clients in a variety of industries.

Angus Malouf

Analyst

Angus joined Wexted Advisors in January 2020 soon after graduating University. Angus completed his Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance and Economics at University of Sydney. His particular interests are in the Safe Harbour, turnarounds and business restructuring.

Lachlan Minogue

Analyst

Lachlan joined Wexted Advisors in January 2020 having come from Norton Rose Fulbright where he worked on a range of matters for clients including Accolade Wines, Goodman Fielder and Qantas. Lachlan completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) in 2019 and is continuing his Bachelor of Laws, both at the University of Sydney.

His particular interests are in working with businesses to achieve financial objectives through transactions, restructuring and forecasting, as well as complex insolvency matters.

Kristen Davies

Executive Assistant

Kristen joined Wexted Advisors in 2019. Kristen has worked closely with a variety of clients including banks, solicitors, corporates and regulators as well as providing administrative and support functions to the balance of the business.