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Terence Michael McDonald, MA MBA ADFS DFP Dip.Tech(EE) FTMA MAVA, is an experienced practitioner in the fields of business & share valuation, consulting & forensic accounting, financial analysis and business divestments and acquisitions. He practices as a Consulting and Forensic Accountant, (www.certifiedvaluers.com) specialising in business, share and intellectual property valuation.
During his career he held senior management roles in marketing, manufacturing, distribution & contracting companies in Australia and Asia, including being Chief Executive of a number of significant contracting/manufacturing/maintenance organisations (Otis Elevator Company, Australian Pacific Air-conditioning & The James Hardie Engineering Group). He was also General Manager of an executive search/recruitment organisation (Beilby & Associates) before forming his own consulting firm in 1995.
His overseas experience includes the positions of both Marketing & Commercial Director for Carrier International Corporation (based in Singapore, which was regional HQ for 21 ASIA-PACIFIC companies). He has also carried out consulting assignments in the USA, Guam, Egypt and The Marshall Islands.
Since 1995 he has valued a wide variety of businesses & shares (500+) for both commercial and legal purposes, has assessed commercial & personal economic losses, and is familiar with the requirements of expert’s reports for both civil and family court matters. He has provided litigation support both as an Expert Witness and as a Consulting Accountant. His corporate valuation work also includes providing expert opinions on Asset Impairment Testing for registered auditors.
He also held a NSW Business Agent’s Licence for around 10 years and during this time facilitated the sale of many and various businesses.
He is an Engineer as well as an Accountant and Financial Analyst and this enables him to take a very quantitative approach to his assignments. This quantitative ability is augmented by his study of Advanced Quantitative Methods at Doctoral level at Macquarie University.
He keeps abreast of contemporary accounting and taxation issues through his business interest and activity in a Chartered Accounting practice (as Practice Valuation Principal). He also is joint owner of a multi-office taxation Accounting Franchise (ITP NSW Central Coast Region). (www.itpcentralcoast.com)
Terence has been published nationally and internationally on shareholder value creation and is co-author of e-books “How to Sell a Business” and “How to Buy a Business” (www.thegbrgroup.com)
Master of Arts in Management Research Methods (Macquarie)
(Research interest – Business & Share Valuation)
Master of Business Administration - (Macquarie Graduate School of Management)
Advanced Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) - (Tribeca)
Diploma in Financial Planning (Deakin)
Diploma in Technology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering (NSWIT)
Certificate in Electrical Engineering (NSW TAFE)
Fellow, Association of Taxation and Management Accountants
Institute of Chartered Accountants Business Valuation Special Interest Group
ATMA Certificate of Public Practice (Public Accountant)
Member Auctioneers and Valuers Association - AVAA Certified Practising Valuer