The Huntley Group board has over 100 years’ combined experience in financial services. Our experience is extensive and diverse spanning a wide variety of industries. Learn more about our team below.
Board of Directors
Brian is a chartered accountant and principal of BRI Ferrier. He is a registered and official liquidator and a registered trustee in bankruptcy with over 40 years’ insolvency experience. As a founding principal of BRI Ferrier, Brian has worked throughout Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia, Europe and the Cayman Islands. He has undertaken engagements in the property, primary industry, financial services, logistics, manufacturing, mining, retail, tourism and hospitality sectors.
Brian’s vision and passion is highly regarded in the industry due to his drive to uncover and successfully manage all details and processes involving construction, contractual obligations, accounting, sales and valuation methods in a timely manner. Brian is regularly engaged as an expert witness and is considered the ‘industry speaker’ on managing distressed or insolvent property construction projects.
Brian has developed the rare ability to coordinate and effectively manage all issues confronting an imposing list of stakeholders including councils, state governments, the EPA, unions, financiers, subcontractors, developers, owners and clubs and associations
John is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand. He practised for twenty years, specialising in the areas of business development, management and tax consultancy. Following the sale of his practice in 1978 John ventured into commerce. He established and took equity interests in companies in construction and property development as well as medical and pharmaceutical fields.
In 1983 John moved to England and subsequently was appointed as managing director of a specialist advertising group that was suffering financial problems. Following a successful restructure and restoration to profitability he moved to new assignments in Gibraltar and Spain. Upon returning to Australia in the mid-90s John undertook a number of management consultancies while looking to acquire a business.
In 2002 he established The Huntley Group which holds an Australian Financial Services Licence and acts as responsible entity, custodian, and trustee and/or manager for over forty managed investment schemes registered by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and regulated by the Corporation Act 2001. John continues as managing director of The Huntley Group.
Peter is a registered and official liquidator and a founding principal of BRI Ferrier with over 20 years’ experience in business recovery and turnaround management. Peter has extensive experience advising secured creditors and boards of directors on options available to them in dealing with companies in financial distress. While primarily working with medium-sized companies, Peter’s experience extends to organisations of all sizes across a range of industries including agribusiness, financial services, logistics, manufacturing, mining, property and retail. Peter also has specific experience working with managed investment schemes. He provides innovative solutions through strategic problem solving, negotiations and corporate advisory.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Andrew is a non-practising lawyer. He practised for 8 years in funds management, trust and company law in Australia and Hong Kong. Over the past 22+ years, he has held managerial, strategy and Director-level business development roles for law, accounting and consulting firms, business and Government. Most recently, in both Australia and the US, he held these roles for global businesses in property fund and corporate administration compliance. Andrew holds Law and Arts Degrees from the University of Melbourne, graduating in 1988.
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