- Senior Managing Director
- Corporate Finance & Restructuring
- T: +1 604 551 9881
- Chartered Professional Accountant
- Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional
- Licensed Insolvency Trustee
- Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP)
- Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
- Restructuring / Turnaround Services
- Transaction Advisory
- Real Estate
- Retail & Consumer Products
- Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
Tom Powell is a Senior Managing Director in the Turnaround & Restructuring practice. He has extensive experience providing transaction and restructuring advisory services to companies and their stakeholders, including representing creditors, lenders, shareholders and management in both formal and out-of-court restructurings and cross-border cases. Mr. Powell’s industry experience includes real estate, retail, mining, construction, manufacturing, hospitality and financial services.
Mr. Powell has worked on numerous statutory restructuring appointments and court-sanctioned mandates in Canada, including engagements as a Monitor under the Companies Creditors' Arrangement Act (“CCAA”) and appointments under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act for a wide range of public and private companies.
Mr. Powell’s recent assignments include acting as Financial Advisor to the senior secured lender syndicate of an oil and gas services company under Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings; serving as the court-appointed Monitor under the CCAA proceedings of a tungsten mining company, a civil construction company and a publicly listed footwear retailer; and serving as the court-appointed receiver of a large private homebuilder, a heavy construction company and an independent living facility for seniors. Mr. Powell has also acted as interim Vice President of Finance during the restructuring of a multi-location heavy equipment dealership.
Mr. Powell holds a B.Com. in finance with distinction from McGill University and holds professional designations as a Chartered Professional Accountant, a Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional and a Licensed Insolvency Trustee. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals, Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants and the Turnaround Management Association (“TMA”). He currently serves as a Director and is a past-President of the Northwest Chapter of the TMA.