Highly experienced transactions and restructuring specialist.

Conor has extensive experience in advisory, transactions, and restructuring across businesses in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the Middle East.

An expert in business turnaround and restructuring, Conor has advised corporations internationally across a broad range of industries and sizes.

His passion is finding solutions for stakeholders in challenging situations, getting the best outcome possible for parties, and guiding business owners through periods of change, be that transactions or financial distress.

Conor has worked with businesses across many industries, including agriculture, construction, manufacturing, FMCG, oil & gas, wholesaling, education, hospitality and leisure. Conor has a particular passion for retail and has acted on many high profile retail insolvencies including Bobux, Pumpkin Patch, and Topshop. He utilises his extensive retail experience and data analytics to provide turnaround advice to many other retailers.

"Partnering with clients and their stakeholders to create the strategy on how they can transform and build a sustainable future is what I am passionate about."

Conor McElhinney

Qualifications & memberships

  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, CA ANZ

  • Master of Management Studies (First Class Honours), University of Waikato

  • Member, CA ANZ

  • Member, RITANZ

  • Bachelor of Management Studies (First Class Honours), University of Waikato