Smarter together

We offer an integrated and hands-on approach to deliver a bespoke solution:

We were born from industry, and have held senior executive positions with accountability for delivery – we understand real world challenges.

 

By being Smarter Together, we will learn from you to develop solutions that are valued and owned by you.

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About Us

We pride ourselves on trust,
and we care about your business

Proven Experience

Our directors have more than 60 years of experience with a proven ability to plan, develop and execute programs.

Our People

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Engelbert Bets  |  MANAGING DIRECTOR
GCMA | ACMA | CPA | CFTP | Btech

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Engelbert has nearly 20 years of experience in financial and commercial management, business turnaround and performance improvement, strategy, capital markets and investor relations.

He has advised numerous businesses, ranging from start-ups to large global companies across industrial services, resources, construction, manufacturing and retail.

 

His expertise includes strategy development and execution, M&A, divestments, business restructuring & turnaround, process improvement, financial and commercial management, treasury, funding and investor relations.

 

Engelbert has successfully executed various turnaround and strategic projects, including a $700m acquisition and has raised $3.5bn across international debt and equity markets.

Qualifications & Memberships

 

  • Chartered Global Management Accountant

  • Certified Practising Accountant (Australia)

  • Bachelor of Technology - Accounting and Internal Audit

  • Diploma of Investor Relations

  • Certified Finance and Treasury Professional

  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

  • Member of the Australian Corporate Treasury Association

  • Advanced Management Program

  • Advanced Valuations Program

  • Treasury Management Program

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Kurt Smith  |  ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Ph.D | M.Phil | CFTP

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Kurt has over 25 years experience in creating and managing for long term enterprise value in both private and public sectors, and across utility, bank trading, fintech, private equity, and fund management industries.

He has extensive experience in managing complex treasury and financial market risks, including interest rate and refinancing risks for a $7.5B+ corporate debt portfolio; greek and VaR risks for $10B+ FX, commodity and interest rate derivatives trading book; and portfolio risk/return optimisation for a $2B multi-asset class fund.


FinTech entrepreneur with strong commercial acumen who has created businesses, and identified and led change management initiatives to re-engineer business structures, processes and systems to improve existing businesses.


Kurt is intellectually curious and commercially oriented; a blend of creative big-picture thinker and technically proficient doer that is willing and able to challenge conventional thinking.

Qualifications & Memberships

 

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Finance

  • Master of Philosophy in Finance

  • Bachelor of Business with Honours (1st class)

  • Certified Finance and Treasury Professional

  • Member of the Australian Corporate Treasury Association

  • Member of the FX Advisory Board for FX Markets Australia

  • Non-Executive Director of the Australian Corporate Treasury Association

  • Technical Director of the Australian Corporate Treasury Association

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Strati Gregoriadis  |  ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
MBA | LLB | BA

Strati brings extensive expertise across the corporate office with a focus on commercial, governance, risk management. He has 20 years of experience as a General Counsel and part of the executive of ASX200 industrial services and construction businesses operating in domestic and international geographies. Prior to this, he worked in private legal practice.

Strati’s work is underpinned by strong ethical values, and his excellent communication skills enable him to develop and maintain strong relationships with people at all levels.

He is a trusted advisor to ASX200 boards and executives to guide organisations through significant and complex corporate activity, including transformative business acquisitions, divestments, and other significant commercial negotiations.

Strong collaborator with a team approach when executing on priorities.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Executive capability

We deliver interim corporate and operational executive capability and capacity on a short or long-term basis.