Simon Cathro

Founder & Managing Principal
Simon has over 25 years of experience in the field of insolvency and corporate restructuring services, including experience involving the ability to assess the financial viability of businesses by conducting an analysis of profitability, business liquidity and strength of forecasting.

Experience involving the management of small, medium and complex formal appointments. His duties included conducting investigations into the affairs of a company, analysing financial trends, assessing business performance and viability, identifying factors leading up to, and causing, the point of insolvency and undertaking recovery actions on behalf of creditors (which includes complex litigation).


  • Registered Liquidator
  • Chartered Accountant – CA Australia
  • Bachelor of Business, Accounting, MLLP, Law, UTS
  • Member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
  • Member of the Turnaround Management Association of Australia
  • Australian Institute of Company Directors

By Simon Cathro

Introduction to Insolvency and PIAs Welcome to Cathro & Partners’ guide on Personal Insolvency Agreements. Before we delve into PIAs, let’s understand some key concepts. Insolvency occurs when an individual or business can’t meet their debt obligations. This guide will clarify terms like ‘debtor’, ‘creditor’, ‘insolvency practitioner’, and ‘bankruptcy’ to

In this episode of The Cut, host Simon Cathro, Managing Principal of Cathro & Partners, welcomes listeners to Season 3.
In finale episode of The Cut's 2023 season, host Simon welcomes two guests, Luke Whiffen from Hilton Bradley Lawyers and Terry Watson from Watson Trade Credit.
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