Cathy Montesin


Cathy spent 15 years in the Transaction Advisory Services teams at PwC and Ernst & Young in Brisbane, Sydney and San Francisco, undertaking valuation, due diligence, financial modelling, capital raising and Independent Expert Reports for public, private and government entities.  During this time, she was the Queensland representative on the National Business Valuation Special Interest Group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.

More recently, Cathy led the Financial Planning and Analysis team at Cleanaway Waste Management Limited, Australia’s largest waste management company, operating a national network of collection, processing, treatment, recycling and landfill assets from over 200 locations across Australia.  During her time at Cleanaway, Cathy was responsible for the strategic planning, budgeting and reporting processes, the oversight of group capital investment, M&A activity and investor relations support.

Cathy has also spent time in the credit restructuring team at NAB, and worked as the CFO of a property company working towards an IPO.

Areas of expertise

  • Industrial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining and mining services

Qualifications and professional affiliations

  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting) with Honours, Queensland University of Technology
  • ACA, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Grad Dip Applied Finance and Investment, Financial Services Institute of Australasia