Ken Poutakidis is corporate adviser and corporate finance executive with 20 years of finance experience. He is the Managing Director and Founder of Avenue Advisory, a boutique advisory firm providing corporate finance and capital markets advice to emerging companies. Previously, Mr Poutakidis worked as a management consultant and a corporate finance executive with leading equity firms across Australia and Asia. His particular expertise includes capital raisings, mergers & acquisitions, corporate advisory, asset divestment and strategy development. He has previously served as Chairman of the Board and Non-Executive Director for numerous publicly listed ASX companies. He sits on the Advisory Board of a leading civil contractor, and is the founder and Chair of the Theofilos Foundation, a charity formed to support students improve their education outcomes. He has a Bachelor of Business degree from Monash University.