Blake Read

Blake Read

Business Broker

Key areas: Commercial & industrial businesses, manufacturing, retail, food & beverage and more.

Blake has experience across varied industries in senior commercial and general management roles with large ASX listed entities, predominately across mining, agriculture & services contractors. He has more recently run his own businesses in the services sector and maintains a keen eye for M&A opportunities.

Blake’s skills and experience have developed around planning businesses for growth, balancing sales with structure, strategy & risk. From 2009 to 2017 Blake held a Commercial Management role and later was General Manager for SKILLED Group of companies which positioned itself for eventual private sale in 2017

Blake is a qualified CPA and has a degree in commerce majoring in Law and Accounting and has had experience in negotiation, contracts, budgeting, investment planning and tax but likes to focus on strategic positioning of businesses for growth.