Antony Walker, Partner

With 25+ years of experience in financial and operational planning and execution as well as turnaround and crisis leadership, Antony Walker has a proven track record of creating value for stakeholders of both emerging and recovering companies. He has created numerous early stage business plans and investor projections as well as been successful in the turnaround of many domestic and multi-national organizations. Mr. Walker provides interim leadership for companies in transition along with supporting services of growth or exit planning and forecasting, forensic analysis and recovery support and, when needed, bankruptcy advisory and exit management. His experience spans a variety of industries.

Mr. Walker works with various constituencies including entrepreneurs, management teams, senior lenders, boards of directors and creditors helping entities identify and implement go forward strategies.

Specific experience includes:

  • Interim CEO (Executive Director) of the Merrimack Education Center for two years during a period of extreme crisis; managed four divisions with 150 staff, obtained emergency financing, created strategic plan for go forward, improved operational performance, entered into settlement agreement resolving significant legal claims.
  • Interim CFO for a psychometrics testing company during and following an acquisition. Supported the purchasing equity group during diligence, was the interim CFO post-transaction, and identified and trained a permanent CFO.
  • Interim CFO for an energy distribution company during extreme liquidity crisis with severe lender fatigue. Created achievable projections, instituted regular and predictable reporting, and is working with the CEO on exit planning.
  • Assisted in the turnaround of various non-profits including the New England Aquarium and the Boston Ballet.
  • Managed the complex wind-down and liquidation of a $1B electronics retailer.
  • Developed the analytical work and provided strategic guidance for the States Attorneys General in the $368B tobacco litigation settlement of the mid 1990’s as well as led other, more recent, litigation and forensic analysis support projects for government and creditor investigations, including divine interVentures.

Mr. Walker is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).

Contact Information

E-mail: antony.walker@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (617) 875-6401
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Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Textiles
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Travel and Leisure
  • Technology
  • Outsourcing
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Waste Management
  • Consulting Firms
  • Construction

Education

B.S., University of Stirling

Antony Walker, Partner

Contact Information

E-mail: antony.walker@cr3partners.com
Phone: +1 (617) 875-6401
LinkedIn | VCard


Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Textiles
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Travel and Leisure
  • Technology
  • Outsourcing
  • Retail & Distribution
  • Waste Management
  • Consulting Firms
  • Construction

With 25+ years of experience in financial and operational planning and execution as well as turnaround and crisis leadership, Antony Walker has a proven track record of creating value for stakeholders of both emerging and recovering companies. He has created numerous early stage business plans and investor projections as well as been successful in the turnaround of many domestic and multi-national organizations. Mr. Walker provides interim leadership for companies in transition along with supporting services of growth or exit planning and forecasting, forensic analysis and recovery support and, when needed, bankruptcy advisory and exit management. His experience spans a variety of industries.

Mr. Walker works with various constituencies including entrepreneurs, management teams, senior lenders, boards of directors and creditors helping entities identify and implement go forward strategies.

Specific experience includes:

  • Interim CEO (Executive Director) of the Merrimack Education Center for two years during a period of extreme crisis; managed four divisions with 150 staff, obtained emergency financing, created strategic plan for go forward, improved operational performance, entered into settlement agreement resolving significant legal claims.
  • Interim CFO for a psychometrics testing company during and following an acquisition. Supported the purchasing equity group during diligence, was the interim CFO post-transaction, and identified and trained a permanent CFO.
  • Interim CFO for an energy distribution company during extreme liquidity crisis with severe lender fatigue. Created achievable projections, instituted regular and predictable reporting, and is working with the CEO on exit planning.
  • Assisted in the turnaround of various non-profits including the New England Aquarium and the Boston Ballet.
  • Managed the complex wind-down and liquidation of a $1B electronics retailer.
  • Developed the analytical work and provided strategic guidance for the States Attorneys General in the $368B tobacco litigation settlement of the mid 1990’s as well as led other, more recent, litigation and forensic analysis support projects for government and creditor investigations, including divine interVentures.

Mr. Walker is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA).


Education

B.S., University of Stirling

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