cam coles

MANAGING DIRECTOR - Alvarez & Marsal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Cam Coles is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal's Turnaround and Restructuring practice in Dubai. He brings more than 20 years of experience in turnaround, restructuring and interim management.
Mr. Coles specializes in complex stressed and distressed situations, where he focuses on creating or preserving value for stakeholders using a pragmatic hands-on approach combined with strong commercial acumen. He has worked with clients across a range of industries, including construction, real estate, energy, retail, hospitality and conglomerates/family offices.

Mr. Coles focuses on defining the “art of the possible” to deliver rapid results. He leads teams working on development of turnaround concepts to validation and effective implementation, challenging current thinking and assumptions; testing all cost, cash and margin opportunities; and stabilizing stressed or distressed businesses by managing cash, controlling spending and optimizing working capital.

Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Coles spent 15 years working with Big Four consulting firms and held a number of interim turnaround roles with stressed businesses.

Mr. Coles earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Queensland, Australia.


When Tony Alvarez and Bryan Marsal joined forces in 1983, it was with the intent of seamlessly linking operations, performance improvement and value creation to best help companies turn areas of stagnation into growth to achieve sustainable results. This ethos remains at the core of our firm. We are the consulting firm known for asking tough questions, listening well, digging in and rolling up our sleeves. We are fact-driven and action-oriented. We move our clients forward, to where they need to be. We are A&M.

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