ANTHONY HARRIS | Associate Director, Corporate Advisory
A successful and focused career in both publicly listed and privately owned organisations Anthony has over 36 years’ experience with a solid grounding in accounting, tax, corporate finance and management at executive levels (CFO / COO / Company Secretarial).
Anthony is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and an Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australia (formerly the Securities Institute of Australia).
Anthony has extensive experience generated from his diverse roles including a partnership role in public practice, having co-founded a boutique investment bank with a focus to SME corporate finance advisory services, and more recently a combination of CEO, COO and CFO roles with a range of SMEs.
While Anthony’s technical and training expertise relates to finance and accounting, his experience at senior levels across all business functions in organisations provides a well rounded expertise.
Specific areas of expertise Anthony delivers as part of Azure Group’s Advisory services include valuations, budgeting, financial reporting, financial modelling and compliance reporting, including tax and company secretarial functions.
Anthony has a significant depth of experience in all aspects of the corporate finance function, including advising on the structuring and funding (debt and equity) of mergers & acquisitions, public offerings, private equity and angel investment offering as well as the overall treasury management functions of SMEs.
Anthony understands the challenges of running entrepreneurial and fast-paced SMEs, having been involved in numerous businesses from startup through to IPO and trade sale exits.
In what little spare time Anthony has, he loves to spend time with his family and friends. He has a passion for American sports, especially baseball and he continues a playing career he just won't give up, despite his body often telling him to.