Unlocking the potential of your business

We are led by Dr Nigel Finch, a seasoned business advisor with 30 years of experience. Nigel is a trusted advisor to boards and management teams on a wide range of business issues.

Together, we can achieve more

At Saki Partners, our mission is clear: to work with your team and be a catalyst for your business success.

We are more than just advisors. We are your trusted partners, committed to helping you achieve sustained growth and navigate the ever-changing business landscape with dexterity.

We have a steadfast focus on operational excellence, financial prudence, and your goals. We are here to ensure that you have the right strategies, insights, and support to thrive.

In short, we are your partners in prosperity.

At Saki Partners, we believe that business success is a journey, not a destination. We are committed to partnering with our clients every step of the way, helping them to navigate the challenges and opportunities that come with growth.

Dr Nigel Finch

meet Nigel

A trusted advisor for boards and management teams

Dr Nigel Finch


Managing Director

Founder and managing director, Dr Nigel Finch, is an “adventure capitalist” with over 30 years experience advising clients in Australia and overseas in government, manufacturing, mining, entertainment, technology, financial services, agriculture, property, not- for-profit, higher education, listed company, and emerging markets sectors.

Dr Finch specialises in governance consulting with an emphasis on monitoring and managing financial, compliance and risk aspects within organisations.


Outside of his experience in Australia, Dr Finch has advised clients operating in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Central Asia and is well accustomed to international aspects of business, especially across primary industries such as mining and agriculture.

Dr Finch is the author of more than 100 academic publications on topics such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, governance, and management accounting as well as several books including, Goodwill Impairment Testing in Australia, Contemporary Issues in Mining, and Emerging Markets and Sovereign Risk.

He is a former Associate Dean and Associate Professor in Accounting at the University of Sydney and Honorary Consul-General of Mongolia in Sydney.

Dr Finch has held senior roles such as a financial controller, investment manager, executive director, and non-executive director across a range of industries and organisational settings.

His experience with ASX listed companies includes executive chairman, executive director, and non-executive director as well as chairing numerous committees such as audit and risk committees. He has assisted listed companies in handling more than $150 million worth of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, IPOs, and capital raising.


Dr Finch holds degrees in accounting, business, and law plus a PhD in business law.

His professional qualifications include Certified Practising Accountant, Chartered Accountant and a fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and CPA Australia.

Nigel is a passionate advocate for the belief that success is a culmination of hard work, experience, and a touch of serendipity. He embodies the ethos of Saki Partners—your steadfast partner on the path to prosperity.