Crescent Capital’s Partners

  • David Mortimer AO – Non-Executive Chairman

    BEcon (First Class Hons)

    • 15+ years as Crescent Non-Executive Chairman.
    • Chairman of Opera Australia, Director of Petsec Energy Ltd
    • Former CEO of TNT Limited and former Chairman of Australia Post, Leighton Holdings Limited and Defence Procurement Advisory Board
  • Neville Buch – Partner

    BSc Eng (Hons), MBA

    • 30+ years experience in operating roles and M&A Former Deputy Chairman of Tyco Fire & Security Globally.
    • Former CEO of Tyco Fire and Security Asia Pacific
    • Chairman of GroundProbe, NZ Panels Group, Nude by Nature and Steel-Line Director of Cardno and Crumpler
  • Peter Lyon-Mercado – Partner (Finance)

    BEng (Civil) (Exon) (Hons), FCA, SA Fin

    • 25+ years experience in financial management and accounting
    • Ex Saffery Champness (London)
    • Company Secretary
  • Patrick Verlaine – Partner

    MEng (Aeronautics) (Imperial College)

    • 13+ years experience in strategy consulting, private equity and business development
    • Ex LEK and Foxtel
    • Director of GroundProbe, PWS Group and Steel-Line
    • Fluent French and Spanish speaker
  • Michael Alscher – Founder, Managing Partner


    • 25+ years experience in strategy consulting, investment and business management
    • Ex Bain & Company, LEK, Gowing Bros Limited
    • Chairman of Cardno, Australian Clinical Labs, National Dental Care, Director of ClearView
  • Nathanial Thomson – Partner

    BComm (Hons) LlB (Hons)

    • 15+ years experience in strategy consulting, private equity and banking
    • Ex McKinsey & Company
    • Director of ClearView, National Medical Services Group and National Dental Care and Cardno
  • Daren McKennay – Partner

    B Bus, MBA, CA

    • 20+ years in healthcare sector including private equity investments
    • Co-founder and ex-CEO of LifeHealthcare Group Limited (ASX:LHC)
    • COO MIA Group Limited
    • 11+ Years as Hospital CEO at Healthcare of Australia (Mayne)
    • Director of MyHealth and ACL
  • Chris Yoo – Partner

    B Law (Hons) and BEng (Software) (Hons)

    • 12+ years experience in strategy consulting, manufacturing and private equity
    • Ex Bain Capital, Bain & Co and Samsung
    • Director of Australian Clinical Labs and MyHealth
    • President of Refugee Advice & Casework Service (RACS)
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