Samantha joined Gordon Brothers in 2020 and is responsible for special situations investments and lending opportunities across all industries in Australia. In her role, she will oversee transactions from initial concept and origination to deal execution and portfolio management. Samantha is a results-orientated executive with over 15 years of experience delivering creative financial and restructuring solutions for businesses facing complex liquidity and operational challenges. Samantha understands stakeholder intricacies and works closely with clients to assist them in implementing transformation and turnaround initiatives.
Her background as a workout banker and a restructuring and insolvency professional has provided her with the essential skills to understand business fundamentals and capital requirements. Most recently, Samantha headed an Australia wide team at National Australia Bank that managed the bank’s SME-client impaired asset portfolio. Prior to this, Samantha was an Executive Director at KordaMentha, where she advised clients and stakeholders on financial and operational restructuring scenarios and played pivotal roles in some of Australia’s most high-profile restructuring engagements.
Samantha is a Chartered Accountant and a member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA).