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Frank Janik, Partner

Frank is an advisory partner at BDO in Thailand with over 30 years’ experience in financial services. Based in Thailand since 1999, he has worked in multiple jurisdictions providing a wide range of financial services to clients across numerous sectors. Key areas of focus include Transaction Services, Distressed M&A, Restructuring, Risk Advisory Services and Forensics.

Frank is a qualified chartered accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) and is a member of ARITA (Australian Restructuring Insolvency and Turnaround Association).

Frank has direct hands-on experience and knowledge of the rules and regulations in multiple jurisdictions gained through leading financial services projects / teams in most Asian countries as well as several European countries.


  • Banks/Financial Institutions 
  • Asset Management Companies 
  • Debt/Equity Funds 
  • Hospitality


  • Non-performing Loan subject Matter Expert (Lead advisor on over USD 100 billion of transactions)
  • Recovery & Reorganization (formal and informal engagements across multiple jurisdictions)
  • Distressed M&A/Capital raising 
  • Forensic Investigation and quantification/Litigation support/Expert Witness 
  • Risk Advisory services including FCPA, ABAC, AML, and regulatory reviews. 
  • Service line leader 


  • Bachelor of Commerce: 1989 – Australian National University.
  • Chartered Accountant: 1992 – Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
  • Insolvency Practitioner: 1996 – Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association (ARITA)