John Refalo

Senior Manager

Areas of expertise
  • Corporate Insolvency
  • Personal Insolvency
Qualifications & Membership
  • BBus (Accounting) – University of Western Sydney
  • Registered Liquidator
  • Member, CA ANZ
  • Member, ARITA
  • Justice of the Peace

John Refalo is a Senior Manager and Registered Liquidator who has over 12 years of experience in corporate and personal insolvency. John has had exposure to a number of industries including entertainment, hospitality, security, education, information technology, management, building and construction.

"I am passionate about helping small to medium businesses turn around and carry on with what they do best".

Career Highlights
  • Successfully traded the “Dinner by Heston” restaurant to allow employees to be paid their entitlements during the Provisional Liquidation and Liquidation.
  • Successfully traded a lifts installation business whilst exploring the best outcomes for creditors via proposals for a Deed of Company Arrangement.
  • Traded a security monitoring business whilst handling and completing a ‘Sale of Business’ campaign to ensure existing services to customers continued to be maintained.
  • Involved in the reorganisation of a syndicated facility via Deed of Company Arrangement involving investors with investments exceeding $9million.
  • Involved in a number of consulting opportunities of fast-food stores to determine trading capabilities.
  • Conducted the forensic tracing of unpaid invoices of a sub-contractor affected by the liquidation of a former Government Contractor.
  • Handling the sale of a distressed go-kart business whilst dealing with landlord issues and pressure from major bank.
  • Being a guest speaker at the 2019 Western Sydney University LEAD program.
  • Wrote a well-reviewed article titled “5 reasons why small businesses fail” published on

contact details

Level 30, 264 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000,

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