Our Team

Len McDowall

Mr. Len McDowall (CA) was inaugural Chairman and Managing Partner of Bird Cameron, Chartered Accountants, which employed 1000 people in 50 offices in Australia and Hong Kong. He established Bird Cameron’s mergers and acquisitions division in 1987.

He has extensive experience in all areas of financial management with a particular emphasis on structuring and negotiating joint ventures and capital raisings. Mr Len McDowall and his partners established the Integral Capital Group (a predecessor to BlueMount Capital), which specializes in mergers and acquisitions, public floatation’s, the creation of financial management strategies and capital management.

Mr. Len McDowall is an expert in capital and debt raisings and has a proven ability to source funds from a wide range of investment and finance industry sources.

He is a respected, syndicated author of articles as diverse as investment, capital raising, private equity funding, pre-IPO opportunities, IPO plans and wholesale investing..

Craig Mowll

Craig, Director BlueMount Capital Sydney, has 30 years global Asset and Wealth Management experience specialising in growing businesses in Private Debt, Private Equity, Infrastructure, Property (Real Assets), Credit and Equities.

Craig was General Manager, Asset and Wealth Management of MyState Limited for three years, and CEO of TPT Wealth Limited, a Non-ADI Lender with $2B in assets focusing Private Debt. He was also Chairman of the TPT Asset and Liabilities Committee, Investment Committee and Divisional Risk Committee.

Craig developed his career by growing the companies he worked for. He advanced through St.George Bank managing several divisions and subsidiaries including; General Manager: Asset Management, Margin Lending and its Online Trading business tripling the assets to $24B over 5 years. He later moved to Credit Asset Management as a Director to lead the Distribution, Product and Marketing teams growing assets from $11B to $34B during his tenure focusing on Alternative and Private Market assets to Institutional, Wholesale and Retail Third Party markets.

Craig joined Certitude Global Investments as Chief Executive Officer for 5 years leading one of Australia’s largest Hedge Funds managers later becoming the Managing Director of Asset and Wealth Management for Aura Group focusing on Private Equity, Venture Capital, Property and Private Debt.

Craig has held several Key Responsible Manager roles for Australian Financial Services Licenses (‘AFSL’) and Australian Credit Licenses.

Richard Hemingway

Richard, CEO BlueMount Capital Sydney, has decades of experience at CFO level with large listed corporates, principally in the infrastructure, engineering and resources sectors. As a seasoned financial executive, he has extensive experience in the valuation, financing, acquisition, divestment and post acquisition of implementation of complex businesses.

Since leaving corporate life, Richard established Mandanex Group in 2014, an advisory business with operations across the region. He has successfully assisted a wide range of clients with strategic growth planning and valuations together with a full range of transactions based advisory work.

Richard is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Business Valuer and approved advisor with the Advisory Board Centre. He has lived and worked throughout Asia, Australia and New Zealand

Outside of business, Richard has spent over 10 years in governance in the education sector. He passionately believes in the contribution each and every young person can make. He acts as mentor for younger CAANZ members.

Simon Maughan Wright

A strategy advisor to corporate clients, Simon has skills in corporate finance including M&A, turnarounds, transformations, law, real estate development, investment and asset management and data application. He has experience as a CEO, in problem -solving and innovation, financial analysis, business & company valuations.

He has been in M&A advisory for 20 years and prior to that, he was CEO of a real estate development & asset management group for 10 years. He marketed three, mid-market M&A practices Australia wide, marketed businesses overseas and manufactured products in Asia for markets in UK, Europe, and the USA. He has advised clients in Dubai and Baghdad, established the debt acquisition industry in Australia and has numerous finance model innovations to his credit.

He is an experienced company director, a Fellow of the AICD and currently deputy chair of an NFP community housing provider and chair of its Development Committee. Prior to that he was a director of a substantial NFP aged and family care group with $2bn in real estate assets and a revenue budget of $610million pa and was chair of its Finance, Audit & Risk Committee. He has been a member of numerous other boards in wine, finance, hotel, credit and real estate companies.

Ross McDowall

Ross is a member of the senior management team of BlueMount Capital and Director of Sydney Funds Management, with 25 years commercial and management experience.

Ross has extensive experience in project management, fund management, eCommerce, fintech, information technology and specialises in assisting companies in seeking public listing, merger and acquisition and capital raising in both domestic and international capital markets.

Ross holds a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology, a Graduate Diploma of Business & Technology from the University of New South Wales and a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology from the University of Technology Sydney.