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Daniel Fah


Daniel Fah is Managing Director of corporate advisory firm CEO Strategic and is co-founder and Chairman of the Virangana Project. A NFP initiative devoted to helping women entrepreneurs in emerging economies raise investment capital for innovative start-up businesses and ideas.

He is a specialist corporate advisor in the field of business growth and expansion, restructure and turnarounds and transactional (sell and buy side) with many high-profile brand-named businesses to his credit.

He has held senior positions with large international companies, private equity firms and successful start-ups in a variety of industries throughout Australia, the USA, China and United Kingdom.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, with endorsements in Accountancy from Massey University (NZ) and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand.

Specialist areas

Primary areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate growth, restructure and turnaround strategy development and implementation
  • Exit strategy (sale and buy side)
    • Business preparation, planning and implementation
    • Sale ready guidance
    • Due diligence ready guidance
  • Executive level financial management:
    • Chief financial officer & Company Secretary
  • Design and implementation of advanced financial and management reporting structures
  • Advanced analysis and financial modelling for:
    • Capital raise, refinancing (seed and growth capital), trade sale, acquisitions, divestment and mergers
  • Company secretary for ASX-listed companies

Daniel is the developer and driving force behind the advanced MagniFi Reporting System Software platform that has been embraced by numerous corporations, banks and financial institutions in order to radically transform the way they assess their financial data.

Former Clients/Companies

Daniel has worked with a number of internationally-recognized brands including:

  • Anderson Consulting
  • AJ Lucas Group Limited
  • Barclays der Zoete Wedd
  • International Game Technology (IGT)
  • Liberty One Steel
  • Ray White Double Bay
  • Sumo Salad
  • Sphere Healthcare
  • USCOM Limited

Daniel has also worked for a number of investee companies on behalf of private equity firms such as:

  • Allen & Buckeridge
  • GE Capital
  • Gresham Rabo
  • NBC Capital
  • Macquarie Capital
  • Westpac Capital

Industry Experience

Daniel’s industry experience includes (but is not limited to):

  • Agriculture and Ag tech
  • Biotechnology
  • Construction and mining services
  • Direct TV and marketing
  • Gaming & internet deployment
  • Hospitality (restaurants & bars)
  • IT development, software & hardware
  • Investment banking
  • Manufacturing (local & international such as China)
  • Real estate agency
  • Retail Franchise
  • Transport & logistics


Daniel is an internationally recognized advocate, thought leader, speaker and writer in the field of Business Restructure and Turnaround, and is available for private consultation, comment or speaking engagements by contacting him at:


Mobile: +61 409 655 585