Claire has worked in the insolvency profession for over two decades and has worked on a variety of insolvency assignments in many different sectors including football clubs, renewable energy, car manufacturers, hospitality, public houses and even sex toy distributors to name a few.
Claire is a very approachable and helpful person and loves talking about business, whether the company is insolvent or solvent. She has been a licensed insolvency practitioner for 10 years and has taken in excess of 1,500 appointments. She has helped hundreds of companies and individuals over the two decades in all industry sectors.
Claire is also a Certified Accountant and likes to keep up with tax matters relating to Entrepreneurs relief, Section 110 (Insolvency Act 1986) Demergers and MVL’s.
Claire is a Fellowship Member of ACCA and holds her Insolvency License with them and is a Fellowship Member of R3.
After university, Claire worked in the family business which she attributes to her ability to understand how companies work and the problems that they face. This experience has proved to be very valuable for trading Administrations as she has the ability to trade them if required, with a sense of decorum and empathy. Claire particularly likes to work with family businesses.
Claire has a degree in applied statistics and loves to make sense and meaning out of numbers. In her distant past, she worked at the Monopolies and Mergers Commission working as a research assistant and assisting with their investigations and statistics. Her claim to fame was that she had the pleasure of meeting the late Sir Richard Attenborough whilst carrying out this role.
A bit more about Claire:
Favourite place: Maldives
Favourite song: Uptown Funk
Favourite film: Jason and The Arganauts / It’s a Wonderful Life
Favourite food: Chocolate
Favourite drink: Dry White Wine
If you didn’t have a career in insolvency, what do you think you would be doing now?
Whats your favourite quote that you think of or use most often:
“What is the worst that could happen?”