Board of Directors

Providing governance and strategic direction

Colin Richardson

Colin Richardson
Director

Colin Richardson is a Managing Director of MA Financial Group in Corporate Finance.

Colin is a financial institutions group specialist and has over 30 years’ financial and investment experience.

Colin has experience on a wide range of domestic and international transactions including buy-side M&A, sell-side M&A, cross-border M&A, debt offerings, equity offerings, restructurings, recapitalisations and leveraged buyouts.

Colin was previously a Managing Director at Rothschild in their FIG division, was head of M&A at Citigroup for Australia and New Zealand and a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank.

Colin holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hull University.

Frank Danieli
Director

Frank Danieli is Managing Director, Principal Investments and Credit at MA Financial Group.

He was previously an Executive Director in Corporate Advisory at Moelis Australia over an 8-year period, where he focused on special situations, M&A and financial services transactions. His transaction experience includes Alinta Energy, Billabong, Boart Longyear, Ten Network, GE Capital Consumer A&NZ (now Latitude), HomeStart lending platform, SA Government CTP / Berkshire Hathaway reinsurance deal, Axsesstoday restructure, Slater & Gordon restructure, Blue Sky recapitalisation, Emeco / Orionstone / Andy’s three-way merger and recap, and Reliance Rail.

Frank previously worked as a corporate strategy consultant at Pottinger and worked in funds management at Challenger.

He holds a Commerce / Law (First Class Honours) degree from Sydney University.

Drew Bowie

Drew Bowie 
Director 

Drew Bowie is a Managing Director at MA Financial Group in Asset Management.

Drew is a credit asset management specialist and has over 25 years’ experience in real estate credit, portfolio management and capital market experience across multiple asset classes.

He has successfully completed an extensive array of development and investment portfolio finance facilities, incorporating senior and structured credit and equity participations for both in bank and non-bank institutions.

Drew was previously responsible for deal origination and portfolio management at MaxCap Group, Pepper Group, RBS and Macquarie Bank. 

Drew holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law), Associate Diploma Business (Property Valuation), is a Fellow of the Australian Property Institute and is a Certified Practicing Valuer.