I’m committed to providing my clients with strategic advice and guidance that helps their business to thrive.
As a Business Advisory Partner in Brisbane, Heath has national and international consulting, middle-market, institutional advisory and corporate finance experience. His skills include business model development, strategic planning, organisational capacity development, financial analysis, structuring, going global, value creation, and benefit realisation.
Heath is responsible for advising high growth clients, private family enterprise, multinational corporations, government, banks, churches, and healthcare institutions. Through this role, Heath advises several boards of multi-billion dollar organisations, chairs a number of advisory councils and family councils, and works with high growth business owners around their scale up and commercialisation activities.
Heath has specialist experience in industry sectors including health and aged care, family-owned businesses, government, community organisations, agribusiness, biotechnology, and manufacturing. He has worked closely with businesses at all levels – from start-up ventures to large public sector entities. He looks after clients both locally and internationally. He has also been a key strategic lead to business owners, boards and councils, undertaking multi-million dollar projects and funding initiatives.
In the health and ageing sector, Heath is the team leader across major healthcare projects for the firm, including Government funding program reviews and assessments. His close involvement with Australia’s health and ageing sector has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor to a wide range of private and not-for-profit organisations, capital funders and policy makers. Heath has led a successful program, CareFactor, collaborating technology and innovation to Australia’s aged care sector. He is regularly sought for industry commentary, publications and presentations. Heath and the team at Bentleys have also developed insightful resources specifically to guide aged care providers through the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the family business and private client sector, Heath has a keen interest in commercialisation and private equity investment. He has worked with a number of established and fast-growing businesses in the capacity of business mentor, outsourced CFO, and as expert counsel to boards and family councils (supporting intergenerational wealth and wisdom transfer).
Heath is a well regarded and long standing active early stage investor (angel, seed and venture capital) and later stage private equity investor. He is also a CSIRO ON mentor, Brisbane Angels Member, and a Queensland Government Mentoring 4 Growth mentor. Heath’s interests are particularly focused on the technology transfer from research institutions into commercial business outcomes. Furthermore, he is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA).
Heath also leads Bentleys’ Technology and Innovation division. The team helps clients improve business efficiency, make better decisions, and strengthen business intelligence. Heath and his team have a passion for developing and commercialising new products and services.
Heath is a Representative (RN: 001273343) of Bentleys (QLD) Advisory Pty Ltd (ABN 19 057 135 636, AFSL 274444) and can assist clients with specialist SMSF advice.