Luke Targett



Phone: (03) 8320 5643


Luke is a Partner at Cor Cordis and is based in the Melbourne office.


Luke has practised in insolvency and restructuring for more than 20 years.

Unlike many practitioners, Luke has also had significant industry experience having been the CEO of a dual SGX and ASX listed oil & gas producer and explorer for 4 years. This hands on experience enables Luke to fully understand the pressures and issues facing business owners and their various stakeholders.

Luke also has significant financial advisory experience covering pre lending reviews, transaction advisory, due diligence, independent business reviews and NPL management in numerous jurisdictions including London, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar and Thailand. His assignments advising financial institutions, bond holders, steering committees and creditors have included both formal and informal appointments covering modest exposures to those of more than US$1 billion.


  • Property
  • Manufacturing
  • Financial Services
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Natural Resources
  • Food & Agribusiness
  • Aged Care

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Melbourne University)
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment
  • A Liquidator registered by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission
  • An Official Liquidator of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Federal Court of Australia

Professional Associations:

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Fellow FINSIA
  • Certified Turnaround Analyst
  • Member of the Victorian Regional ASIC Insolvency Liaison Committee