Rachel Burdett-Baker


Email: rburdettbaker@corcordis.com.au

Phone: (03) 8320 5644


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


Rachel has over 25 years experience working in various restructuring and risk management roles within both chartered accounting firms and the banking industry.

Rachel specialises in distressed debt advisory, stabilisation, restructuring, solvent liquidations (streamlining) and formal insolvency appointments for both Australian and offshore based corporate clients.

While working in the banking industry, Rachel’s primary focus was on the management of distressed and non-performing loans across a wide range of industries throughout Australia.  Rachel also held responsibilities and led teams as National Credit Risk Leader and relief Chief Risk Officer.

Rachel has acted as Administrator, Deed Administrator and Liquidator and also as an advisor to companies and directors needing stabilisation, solvency and restructuring advice and programs. In addition to advisory, Rachel has conducted workshop sessions with board and management and conducted financial, credit risk and working capital training for banking and credit teams.


  • Financial Services
  • Health (Aged Care & Retirement)
  • Health (Pharmaceutical)
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Tourism & Leisure
  • Agribusiness

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Registered Liquidator – Australian Securities & Investments Commission
  • Official Liquidator – Supreme Court of Victoria and Federal Court of Australia
  • Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Certified Turnaround Practitioner – Turnaround Management Association
  • Graduate Diploma –  Frontline Management: AIM
  • NSW Independent Liquor and Gaming Licence – Approved Liquidator
  • Victorian liquor licence and responsible service of alcohol accreditation

Professional Associations:

  • Member – Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
  • Committee Member & Workshop Leader – Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association
  • Member – Women in Insolvency & Restructuring Victoria
  • Member – Property Council of Australia
  • Member – Turnaround Management Association