BCR Advisory staff

Stephen James
Adelaide, SA

Stephen is a Director and co-founder of BCR Advisory. Over his career, he has worked in the auditing and corporate recovery divisions of several national accounting firms, leading the Adelaide office of BCR Advisory for the last 7 years.

With over 20 years of corporate reconstruction and insolvency experience, Stephen understands the complexities and sensitivities of insolvency engagements, both big and small.  As an advisor to accountants and business consultants whose clients are experiencing financial distress, Stephen is respected for his empathetic, honest and practical approach. Stephen’s honed commercial and negotiation skills enable him to achieve optimal outcomes for all parties.

Key areas of expertise include:

  • Corporate recovery and insolvency
  • Business viability reviews
  • Statutory investigations
  • Contract negotiations
  • Business sale transactions
  • Business turnaround advice

Professional Affiliations

  • Registered Liquidator
  • Member, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ)
  • Member, Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association (ARITA)


  • Bachelor of Economics (Acc) – Flinders University (SA)