Hanzel Hizola

Hanzel HizolaPrincipal

Location: Brisbane, Gold Coast, QLD
Phone:  (07) 3152 0222
Email: hanzelh@jirschsutherland.com.au

Prior to starting his career in insolvency, Hanzel was a chef. He worked in well-known Japanese restaurants in both Brisbane and the Gold Coast. Shortly after he finished his degree in accounting, Hanzel started his career in insolvency. Naturally, hospitality industry is one of his fields of expertise.

Hanzel’s personable quality makes difficult conversations easier. Those facing tough financial position will appreciate his careful and methodical approach in finding solutions.

Hanzel has had significant experiences in various industries including:

  • Hospitality – hotels, pubs and restaurants
  • Manufacturing
  • Transport
  • Building and construction


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting and Public Sector Financial Management)
  • CPA Australia
  • CPA Public Practice Certificate
  • ARITA Insolvency Advanced Course
  • Commissioner for Declarations (QLD)

Other than being proficient in all forms of external administration appointments, both corporate and personal, Hanzel can:

  • prepare sushi and sashimi and
  • show off his teppanyaki cooking skills
  • CPA
  • IPA
  • ARITA – Professional member
  • BNI – Gold Coast and Tweed Shire
  • WIRQ committee member

With close to 20 years’ experience in insolvency industry, Hanzel has expansive experience dealing with various types of insolvency appointments.

  • Southside and Logan CPA/IPA Discussion Group Convenor
  • Committee Member – WIRQ Brisbane

Personal Interests

  • On his spare time you will find Hanzel
  • somewhere camping, sleeping under the stars
  • four-wheel driving on the best beaches of the eastern seaboard of QLD and NSW
  • wetting a line or loading a speargun to catch a fish
  • weight training at the gym
  • hammering nails completing home DIY projects
  • hitting the bags and mitts muay thai style

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