Will Colwell

QLD Clients & Markets Lead Partner, Turnaround & Restructuring

KPMG Australia

Will has more than 30 years' experience in restructuring, turnaround and insolvency across a range of industry sectors.

He joined KPMG as a Partner following the firm's merger with Ferrier Hodgson in June 2019. Prior to the merger, Will was a partner at Ferrier Hodgson for over 18 years. 

He acts as an advisor to companies and their boards, banks, financiers, and other stakeholders and is highly regarded for solving complex problems with unequivocal advice. He has deep experience in appropriate strategies to restructure or turnaround a business, or recover appropriate value on a cost-effective basis for all stakeholders concerned.

Will is active across the real estate, agribusiness, tourism and hospitality, mining and financial services sectors.


Areas of expertise

  • Restructuring and turnaround services
  • Advisory
  • Strategic business reviews
  • Pre-lending reviews
  • Independent expert reports



  • Real estate
  • Agribusiness
  • Tourism and hospitality
  • Mining
  • Financial services
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland

  • Registered Liquidator 2001

  • Official Liquidator 2001

  • Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association

  • Boards

  • Banks and finance

  • Law firms

  • Government