Todd Kelly

Todd Kelly

North Queensland Office Managing Partner
Partner, Advisory

Business Restructuring | Corporate Finance & Deal Advisory


Todd is the Managing Partner of BDO (NTH QLD) and leads the Advisory Division, including Business Restructuring, Insolvency, and Forensic Accounting. He commenced his career in Brisbane and moved to Cairns over 20 years ago.

For over 30 years Todd has assisted clients with:

  • Corporate and personal insolvency matters
  • Business Restructuring
  • Forensic accounting advice
  • Identifying ways to improve financial viability and sustainability
  • Financial Modelling and Forecasting
  • Strategic Planning

Todd has extensive experience in assisting financiers with investigating accountants’ reports, pre-lending reviews, performance evaluations and formal assignments.

He has significant experience in Indigenous Business Advisory, having assisted many Indigenous organisations on a wide range of advisory matters throughout Australia. He is the sponsor of our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and sits on our RAP committee. 

Todd offers a practical and commercial approach in finding the right solution on a timely basis.


  • Corporate and Personal Insolvency
  • Business Restructuring
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Business Planning/Strategic Planning
  • Financial Modelling and Forecasting
  • Financial Reviews and Assessments
  • Indigenous Business Advisory
  • Due Diligence
  • Financial, Governance, and Operational Standards Assessments

Key Assignments

  • Building, construction, and hotel entities
  • Group of 13 retail stores
  • Food and general goods wholesaler with locations in different cities
  • Restructuring of a leasehold interest relating to land of significant Indigenous cultural importance
  • Litigation – including appearances in witness box in various matters, work as a Court appointed expert as well as numerous assignments in general litigation actions


  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Queensland
  • Registered Liquidator
  • Registered Trustee in Bankruptcy


  • Professional Member of Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)
  • Fellow, CA ANZ