Michael Ashforth

Non Executive Director

 

Michael is a member of the Investment Board of AMB Capital Partners and is the Executive Chairman of AMB Holdings Pty Ltd, the holding company of Angela Bennett’s group of companies.

With more than 20 years in investment banking and corporate advisory, Michael has played a leading role in some of Australia’s largest and most complex mergers and acquisitions acting for local and offshore clients. Over the course of his career, he has been a director of a number of private and publicly listed companies and was a Member of the Australian Takeovers Panel for nine years.

Michael began his career as a partner of Freehills, one of the largest Australian law firms until 1997 when he led the establishment of the Perth office of Gresham Partners, a leading independent Australian corporate advisory business. Before joining AMBH, Michael had been the Head of Resources for Australia with Macquarie Bank.

Michael is also a non-executive director of Quadrant Energy and of Coolabah Capital. He holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Hons) and LLB (Hons) from the University of Western Australia.