Michael Brennan


Michael Brennan – Director

Michael Brennan is the Director of Clout Advisory, a firm of leading advisors in insolvency, turnaround and restructuring in Coffs Harbour and the Gold Coast.

As a turnaround, restructuring, and insolvency specialist with more than 10 years of regional expertise, Michael Brennan has helped many SMEs navigate through uncertain business circumstances and guide them to lessen the effects of threats to the business over the long term.

Throughout the years of his professional practice, Michael has assisted clients in consulting, valuations, business turnarounds, risk management, corporate governance, investigating accountant appointments, and insolvency. His particular interest in these areas has allowed him to work with SMEs across different industries, including building and construction, hospitality, tourism, retail, professional services, real estate, and many more.

He is also a Chartered Accountant with a Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting, Advanced Certificate in Insolvency, and an Executive Certificate in Turnaround Management.

Areas of Expertise

  • Consulting
  • Business Turnarounds
  • Valuations
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investigating Accountant Appointments
  • Insolvency

Professional Qualifications

  • Chartered Accountant | CAANZ
  • Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Professional | ARITA

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) | Southern Cross University
  • Graduate Diploma in Chartered Accounting | CAANZ
  • Advanced Certificate in Insolvency | ARITA
  • Executive Certificate in Turnaround Management | UTS
Michael Brennan Clout Advisory Director