Our Team A professional team behind every transaction.

Miles Advisory Partners comprises a team that boasts many years combined experience in providing corporate financial advice on major commercial transactions. This ensures our clients benefit from a powerful mix of business expertise, professionalism, ingenuity and acumen.

Members of the team have successfully managed transactions with deal values ranging from less than $20m to over $1b.

Tim Miles

Tim Miles

Tim is the founder and principal of Miles Advisory Partners and has worked in corporate finance since 1997. Tim founded Miles Advisory Partners in 2002 with the specific goal of providing professional corporate advisory services to the mid-market. Since this time, he has led more than 100 successful private and public transactions including divestments, mergers, acquisitions and debt/equity capital raisings.

Prior to establishing Miles Advisory Partners, Tim held a variety of executive positions specialising in merger and acquisition transactions and capital raisings, and has provided advice across a broad range of industries including engineering, resources, manufacturing, distribution and finance.

Gareth Cope

Gareth Cope

Gareth joined Miles Advisory Partners in 2020 and has been advising clients in Australia for almost 30 years across the broad spectrum of M&A, equity and debt transactions.  Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, Gareth was Co-Head of Rothschild & Co Australia, having been with the firm for 14 years, and previously he worked at Citigroup and Deutsche Bank.  Gareth began his career as a Chartered Accountant in Australia and the UK, and holds a BSc in Economics and Accounting from The University of Southampton.

Stephen Bowring

Stephen Bowring

Stephen joined Miles Advisory Partners in 2010 as a Director and became a shareholder in 2018. With more than 25 years' experience in the corporate finance sector, he has led more than 60 transactions including acquisitions, divestments, capital raisings, corporate re-structures and off-market takeovers, across a range of sectors, including business services, IT, finance and insurance, and automotive.

Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, he held several senior corporate strategic roles, including for UXC Limited. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Business in Banking and Finance, a Graduate Diploma of Corporations and Securities Law and a Masters of Applied Finance.

Paul Worsley

Paul Worsley

Paul is a Director at Miles Advisory Partners having joined in 2011 and became a shareholder in 2018.  Paul provides M&A advice to mid-market companies on acquisitions, divestments, takeovers, capital raisings and debt advisory and has led 13 successfully completed M&A transactions in his time at Miles.

Paul applies his strong corporate finance and accounting technical skills gained across a 20+ year career as a M&A adviser, independent expert, business valuer investigating accountant and auditor to achieving the best outcome for clients.

Paul holds a BSc(Hons) in Mathematics and is a Fellow of the ICAEW.

Dean Milner

Dean Milner

Dean joined Miles Advisory Partners in 2015, and has over 20 years' experience in the corporate finance sector. He has advised clients on public and private company mergers and acquisitions, divestments, corporate restructures, demergers and equity capital markets transactions across a broad range of sectors.

Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, Dean was an Executive Director in the corporate advisory division of Investec and prior to that, worked in both the corporate finance and equity capital markets divisions of ABN AMRO. Dean holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment and has completed the Program for Leadership Development (PLD) at Harvard Business School.

Lloyd Way

Lloyd Way

Lloyd is an Executive Director and Shareholder at Miles Advisory Partners, and has over 13 years’ experience providing corporate finance services. Since joining Miles in 2013, Lloyd has successfully advised a number of mid-market clients across a range of industry sectors, including financial services, automotive, wholesale and distribution, logistics and business services.

Prior to joining Miles, Lloyd spent five years with PwC Corporate Finance providing advice to clients on mergers and acquisitions, valuation, financial modelling and other general advisory services. Lloyd holds a Bachelor of Management Studies (Hons) in Finance and Economics.

 

Craig Andrews

Craig Andrews

Craig has over fourteen years' experience providing corporate finance advice to mid-market companies across a range of sectors. Craig has expertise in acquisitions, divestments, capital raisings and debt advisory, working in both Perth and Sydney. Craig holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance, Banking and Management and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance.

Kevin Jacobson

Kevin Jacobson

Kevin joined Miles as a Senior Advisor in 2013. Kevin has a distinguished reputation as a leading investment banker in Australia with a career spanning over 25 years. He has advised many of Australia’s largest listed and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations and debt/equity capital markets transactions.

Prior to establishing independent advisory/private equity boutique, Momentum Pacific Group in 2003, Kevin was a Managing Director of JPMorgan Australia and prior to that, Executive Director – Corporate Finance of both Ord Minnett and Schroders Australia. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant whilst working for Ernst & Young, both in South Africa and Australia.

Rohan Manikath

Rohan Manikath

Rohan has over ten years’ advisory and corporate finance experience advising a diverse range of organisations on strategic planning, valuation, acquisitions and divestments. He was previously a manager at PwC and has also held roles in the M&A team at KPMG and in venture capital. Rohan holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting and Finance, a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law, and is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Stefi Schor

Stefi Schor

Stefi has over eight years’ corporate finance experience providing advice to a diverse range of businesses on mergers and acquisitions, financial modelling and debt advisory. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, she has previously held roles in a boutique advisory firm and KPMG Corporate Finance. Stefi holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters in Finance.

Alan Dassie

Alan Dassie

Alan has over five years’ corporate finance experience advising businesses on mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings and strategic reviews. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, he held roles in a boutique corporate advisory firm and KPMG. Alan holds a Master of Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Adam Congiusta

Adam Congiusta

Adam has over five years’ financial markets experience researching and investing in small listed companies. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, he worked as an Investment Analyst at a deep-value boutique fund manager focused on ASX-listed equities. Adam holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.

Owen Pethica

Owen Pethica

Owen has over three years' corporate finance experience providing advice to clients on mergers & acquisitions, due diligence engagements and valuations. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, he held a role with Pitcher Partners Corporate Finance. Owen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.

Herbert Narayan

Herbert Narayan

Herbert has over five years’ professional services experience, encompassing business advisory, taxation and corporate finance. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, he held roles in Deloitte and KPMG across the business advisory and taxation service offerings. Most recently, he has been a part of the Findex (formerly Crowe Horwath) Corporate Finance team working across valuations and mergers and acquisitions. Herbert is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT University.

Matt D'Opera

Matt D'Opera

Matt has three years’ corporate finance experience spanning M&A, capital raisings, and project feasibility modelling. Prior to joining Miles Advisory Partners, Matt worked in the M&A group at BDO in Perth. Matt holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Banking & Finance) from Curtin University, and is currently studying towards a Masters of Applied Finance at the University of Western Australia.

Joanne Fraser

Joanne Fraser

Jo has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking industry. Jo is the Executive Assistant to the Senior Advisors at Miles. Her role includes executive and administrative support, IT and desktop publishing.

Ashta Doyle

Ashta Doyle

Ashta has over nine years' operations experience across a variety of industries, with previous roles spanning across London, New York, Dubai and Delhi. She holds a double bachelors degree in commerce and communications and is currently completing her MBA at the University of Sydney.

Ashta is the Executive Assistant and Office Manager at Miles Advisory Partners