The M3 Group team bring decades of experience as CEO’s, MD’s, GM’s, Corporate Finance Advisors, Risk Management, Senior Operational Managers, Board Members, Investors, Owners and Turnaround Managers to each of its assignments.

Each member of the team has demonstrated the ability to hit the ground running, perform rapid situational assessments, successfully operate under pressure, while maintaining the interests of all stakeholders. 

Our ability to operate as a team, and the individual Team member’s wide experience across a range of different industries, provides a holistic 360 degree lense, providing our clients with rapid solutions to the opportunities and threats that beset their entity, in a cost effective manner.

All of our team members have run their own business as well as entities for others. They understand what it takes for an enterprise to be successful. They have sat in the hot seat and sorted out issues similar to the ones that you are facing now.

We are members of the Turnaround Management Association of Australia and are a registered Financial Service Provider in NZ. We are Financial Service Provider Registered for Wholesale and/or generic financial adviser services and also a service provider in the NZTE Regional Business Partner Network

Founders & Operating Partners

Tim Heeley

With an Engineering & Project Management background in the Oil & Gas Industry Tim has extensive origination and structuring experience in Investment Banking in London covering both equity and debt.  Tim has a strong basis to manage the sometimes volatile but always complex & uncertain environment surrounding business.

He has run a number of private companies as well as a UK PLC as CEO and as Chairman. He has stepped in at short notice as a Director or as an Interim GM/CEO to many medium and smaller companies to help revitalise their operations and profitability as well as advise on growth, strategy and culture.

Since shifting to NZ over 8 years ago and bringing his strong Yorkshireman’s uncanny ability to save money, whilst increasing sales, he has been engaged in numerous corporate finance engagements in the IT, High Performance Sports, Aviation, Engineering, Health Care and Education spaces. He has also assisted several growth and established companies with equity and debt funding.

Mr Heeley holds a BEng(Hons) Civil from the prestigious Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, post-grad qualifications from Texas A&M, Reading and Massey and holds an MBA with Merit from University of Bradford's Faculty of Law and Management, a top 50 globally accredited management school.

He is a NZ Director for the London based Edison Investment Research and a Director of the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education and Freediving NZ as well as being an owner/director in a number of NZ growth stage companies.  Tim is also a registered AMINZ Mediator focusing on commercial and corporate work.

Mr Heeley is based in Cambridge and travels throughout NZ, the US and Europe for his clients.

Don Good

Successful corporate resurgence and renewal have been the results of Don’s assignments for nearly 30 years. He has stepped into companies that were headed for failure and implemented activities that have revitalised them. He quickly gets to the key issues through a High Level Review and invariably he has identified previously unrecognised new markets and new business relationships.

By defining then implementing a course of action he has led renewed growth and improved profitability. He has managed companies as either a full-time or interim CEO or GM in order to implement their Turnaround. He has been an advisor to Boards as they begin the process of renewal.

He has worked at a senior level within the FMCG, Aviation, Apparel, Building, Dairy, Education, Energy, Engineering, Hospitality, Marine, and Rural industries as well as within Government and Not for Profit organisations.  He has recently returned from an assignment with a Multinational Corporation revitalising its South East Asian Regional operating units based out of Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

Mr. Good holds a B.Com from Auckland University, a Certificate of Direct Marketing from the Marketing Association.  He is a Member of the TMA of Australia, the NZ Institute of Directors, a graduate of their 12 month Regional Directors Development Programme. Mr Good is based in Cambridge and travels throughout NZ, Australia and South East Asia for his clients.

Mark Lindon

With a global career in Investment Banking spanning the Americas, Europe, and Asia, raising capital and advising some of the largest and complex corporates in the world, Mark’s Devonshire routes mean he is as comfortable in a suit as he is in a pair of Jandals. As a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank, Mark has a broad and deep skillset covering corporate finance, M&A, capital markets, complex financing, and FX/derivatives. 

Mark has held several senior executive roles, heading up Deutsche Bank’s UK and Ireland capital markets franchise during the GFC and has raised over $50bn of capital for corporate clients through his career. He has led many notable “first” transactions, including equity, equity-linked, mezzanine, and a host of debt products. He was a senior executive in Asia, covering and growing Deutsche Bank’s franchise across all of Asia and Japan. He thrives in different cultures and understands what it takes to grow businesses in new frontiers.

His new chapter began when he moved with his Kiwi wife and children to beautiful New Zealand where Mark joined ANZ to run their corporate finance division, pioneering their strategy to integrate big data and analytics into corporate finance, in partnership with Google. He was a member of ANZ’s Institutional Leadership team. He worked with a host of NZ companies including Fonterra, AirNZ, Port of Tauranga and ACC.

His passion for technology and disruptive companies was born in New Zealand, he now travels throughout the US, Asia, and Europe for his clients using his global connections to help companies thrive.


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