In 2017 TMA UK launched a self-administering regional board of directors dedicated to promoting the quality networking and thought leadership that is the cornerstone of TMA UK.
We now have directors with responsibility for regions in East Midlands, West Midlands, Scotland, North East, Thames Valley, Yorkshire, Manchester & North West, South East Counties and London.
We are always on the lookout for quality people to fill places on boards in other cities across the UK. If you are interested in creating a board or sponsoring a board please contact our president Andrew Pepper or Nyree Magill on 0844 804 0116.
Robin is a company commercial solicitor specialising in business turnaround, rescue and recoveries. He joined Buckles Solicitors in 2016 and is based in their Nottingham office.
Kelly has a wealth of industry experience and previously worked for two of the larger Banks before taking over as Head of Sales in 2014. With experience of Trade, Export and Invoice Finance.
Mark is a Director, Banking & Finance at Baldwins Accountants, working with SME owners across the Midlands to ensure they have the right funding in place to achieve their ambitions.
A qualified accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner with over 20 years experience. In 2005 Nicki was a finalist in Birmingham Young Professional of the Year (BYPY).
Manchester & North West
Stuart acts for turnaround and transformation specialists, boards of directors, investors and other key stakeholders. Corporate clients include SMEs, mid-market and large multi-nationals.
Annabel is a Regional Sales Director for BREAL Zeta CF based in the Manchester office. Annabel has 13 years’ experience and specialises in complex ABL and structured lending in the mid-market. Annabel is also a Chartered Fellow of The London Institute of Banking and Finance.
I lead Blazehill Capital, a special situations focused lender, supporting mid-market businesses with secured debt solutions.
Frank leads Quantuma’s Financial Advisory practice in the North West of England, delivering lead corporate advisory and business restructuring mandates for corporate clients. He has over 20 years experience delivering projects in the Financial Advisory, Restructuring and Transaction services arena.
Gemma is a Senior Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s Restructuring practice in Manchester. She has 20 years of experience providing restructuring support and advice to underperforming businesses and their stakeholders. She has also worked on numerous formal insolvency appointments and contingency planning over a wide range of sectors. Gemma is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner.
Andrew is a genuine all round Restructuring and Insolvency lawyer and has been described by Chambers & Partners guide as a leader in his field.
“I am a qualified insolvency practitioner at FRP Advisory LLP based in the North East area with over 10 years’ experience in turnaround and insolvency.”
In 2010, Andrew came to work as an Insolvency Administrator in Newcastle branch of Begbies Traynor. He was promoted to the position of Manager in 2017. Andrew covers a cross section of Corporate & Personal Insolvency work.
Lorna joined KPMG in 2006 and after starting her career in the audit department, transferred to Deal Advisory in 2009.
Kelly has ten years’ experience of dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentions insolvency work although primarily in advisory and transactional work.
Allan is restructuring partner. He works with company stakeholders including management, shareholders, equity sponsors and debt providers to preserve and enhance value.
As an accredited insolvency specialist lawyer, I regularly appear in the Court of Session as a Solicitor Advocate insolvency litigator.
Andrew is a Senior Business Manager, focusing on Legal recruitment.
Emily is responsible for managing Metis Partners’ Corporate Recovery and Restructuring services.
Ian is a corporate restructuring professional at independent advisory firm, Quantuma.
South East Counties
Partner in the Restructuring & Insolvency department at Lester Aldridge LLP with a focus on solvent and insolvent corporate restructurings.
Brian is a licensed insolvency practitioner at Quantuma LLP. He has spent over 20 years’ dealing with business owners, corporates and individuals. His experience includes delivering advisory solutions, turnaround and restructuring, and formal insolvency processes across a wide range of industries.
Experienced Valuer and Disposal Agent with over 15 years’ experience in the insolvency industry, London and the South East providing tangible and intangible asset valuation advice.
Jonathan is Regional Sales Director for Leumi ABL. He has been writing mid-market Invoice Discounting & Asset Based Lending for over twenty years, and is keen to support businesses requiring £2M plus
An experienced hands-on CRO/interim manager who calmly delivers results for stakeholders in crisis situations by working with the Executive team, at speed, to develop a plan, restructure the business through change and in parallel, where necessary, support refinancing, asset disposal and sale. As a former CEO, has first-hand experience of implementing rapid change and empathy for management teams who find themselves in this space for the first time. As a professional CRO, focused on tight cash control to buy time, whilst delivering the recovery plan and managing the stakeholders to ensure buy-in across the board. Ideal Assignments - Leading an organisation through a financial and/or operational restructuring. Working on the right hand of the CEO to deliver a recovery/turnaround. Enhancing executive teams in response to short/medium term stakeholder pressure. Growth challenges which require improvements in people, processes or financial resources.
Nicola specialises in all aspects of contentious and non-contentious insolvency, restructuring, refinancing, turnaround, fraud, dispute resolution and transaction advisory work.
I am a licensed insolvency practitioner and accountant and have extensive experience dealing with companies in financial difficulty predominately in the SME sector.
TMA West Midlands is a vibrant region and developing region. We typically have a mix of events across the year that educate, inform and entertain, as well as social events in the course of the year.
Peter is a partner in the Commercial Litigation team of Clarke Willmott LLP in Birmingham, dealing with all types of commercial disputes. Peter acts for companies, directors, turnaround specialists and investors.
John Bloor has been placing board level interims for 17 years. He built PwC’s Turnaround Panel in the early 2000s and helps businesses fill capability and capacity gaps in their organisation to drive better performance.
Diana is a Restructuring Advisory Partner at RSM with over 25 years’ experience working with distressed corporates, ABLs, banks and other intermediaries across a broad range of sectors on a regional and national basis.
Head of Advisory & Restructuring at Colliers, providing real estate restructuring, turnaround and insolvency advice to lenders, corporates and practitioners across all UK property sectors
Nick Hutton is a Management Consultant with Leslie Keats providing restructuring, recovery and advisory services to the insolvency and turnaround community. As well as providing advice to banks, financial institutions, niche funders and ABL’s. Nick is a fully qualified accountant (FCCA) and also a licensed (non-appointment taking) Insolvency Practitioner (ICAEW).
Insolvency and corporate restructuring solicitor advising insolvency practitioners and creditors on all types of claims arising out of corporate and personal insolvency.
The TMA Yorkshire board is planning to host quarterly meetings, combining relevant topics and social networking to build links across the local restructuring and turnaround community. We look forward to seeing more members and guests at forthcoming events in the coming months. In the meantime, we are always receptive to ideas for events and will incorporate these where practical.
Richard has over ten years of experience in advising banks and companies in relation to all aspects of financial restructuring including review; options analysis; forecasting and raising finance.
"Sam is a restructuring solicitor at Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP with over ten years' experience. He is also a qualified (non-practising) insolvency practitioner and has experience of working in the turnaround team of a clearing bank. He specialises in advising various stakeholders in relation to distressed businesses, charities and providers of public services with significant sector experience in education, healthcare and technology."