Meet the Team

The team at the SFP Group are all experts in their respective fields, working to ensure Directors, Accountants and Lenders fulfil their maximum potential from the finance, turnaround and restructuring processes. The SFP Group have assisted 100’s of businesses in turnaround and restructuring scenarios.

Annabel has over 10 years' experience in accounting and finance and is a qualified chartered accountant. Following a specialism in Forensic Accounting and running numerous operational projects within the SFP Group as Senior Finance and Treasury Manager, Annabel is now the Director of SFP Brokers.

Annabel Ah-Lim

Director

Patrick previously spent 17 years at RBS as Regional Manager. During the last 5 years, Patrick has been building a strong panel of accountants at a national level including sourcing new relationships and working with accountants in finding reciprocal business opportunities for the group.

Patrick Hogan

Senior Manager

Kirsty recently joined Touch Financial as a senior consultant, heading up the Unsecured Business Loans team. She brings with her over 15 years of experience in team management, partner relations and process development.

Kirsty Mills

Senior Project Co-ordinator

Jacob joined Touch Financial in 2018 after previously spending two years working at Nationwide. Prior to this Jacob graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Economics and Finance. He is responsible for qualifying inbound enquiries, helping business owners find the most appropriate funding solution.

Jacob Simpson

Senior Consultant

Victoria joined the accountancy division, previously known as Just Accountants, in 2017 as an Assistant Consultant, having previously worked as an Incident Manager for a commercial breakdown provider. Victoria’s role involves qualifying inbound calls and matching business owners with accountants from our approved panel.

Victoria Cox

Senior Consultant

Ben joined the accountancy division in early 2019 as an assistant consultant qualifying leads to match businesses to the most suitable accountancy firm. He has since transitioned into a consultancy role on the invoice finance brokering side.

Ben Moore

Senior Consultant

Madison has recently joined the JA team at touch financial in September as a consultant. Madison has lots of previous sales experience and hopes to bring that knowledge to the team. Also taking on new accountancy leads working with the team to achieve targets and provide an excellent level of service.

Madison Ellis

Consultant

Mike Joined the Group in November 2020. He has undergraduate and masters degrees in Marketing. Having completed both degrees and obtaining some valuable experience in B2B sales Mike found himself gravitating back towards sales roles. Mike is an outgoing, competitive individual with a passion for testing myself.

Mike Keen

Senior Consultant

Daniel joined the Group in March 2021. He has an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Nottingham Trent University. With a diverse work experience, Daniel decided to move into a sales-based role to test his skill-set and to further his knowledge in the field. He is responsible for qualifying enquiries and finding the most appropriate solution.

Daniel Hackett

Consultant

James graduated in the year 2020 with a 2:1 degree in Education with Mental Health, SEN and Foreign Language specialism. Since then he has worked in schools and private mental health care facilities. He joined SFP in 2021 in our Brokerage to develop his passion for sales.

James Fanning

Consultant

Harry joined SFP Group in September 2021 as a sales consultant for the Just Accountants Team. His role involves matching the right accountancy service for businesses and contractors’ requirements. He graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 in Business and Retail Management. Harry has lots of previous sales experience and hopes to bring that knowledge to the team.

Harry Edwards

Consultant

James joined Touch in October last year. He is a key member of the sales team operating as a consultant regarding our extensive panel of accountants. James continues to enjoy implementing what he has learned from his business and management degree into his role.

James Heal

Consultant

Alex joined the Brokerage in 2016, prior to this, Alex graduated with a first class LLB specialising in financial services, company and international law. Alex is responsible all legal and compliance matters within the brokerage and works closely with the rest of the group on the legal aspects of larger projects.

Alex Reed

Legal Counsel

After graduating from University with a BSc, Kate began her career in credit control before moving into Invoice Finance as an Assistant Consultant. Kate was responsible for qualifying inbound enquiries, assisting business owners with funding solutions. She is now our resident Salesforce expert and CRM System Analyst.

Kate Nolan

Senior CRM System Analyst

Rebecca joined Touch Financial in 2017, having previously worked in customer service after graduating university. She started as a consultant, qualifying enquiries and leads to find businesses the finance they deserve, and then moved teams to become a data analyst.

Becky Mansell

Senior Data Analyst

Dave joined the digital team at Touch in 2019. After many years in the hospitality industry, he retrained in web design and then worked agency side for seven years. He keeps the company websites up to date and running smoothly.

David Fossey

Front End Developer

As one of the founding directors of SFP Restructuring, Simon has helped establish the practice as an award winning business. Whilst consulting to ensure that the high standards set are maintained, his focus now is to grow the multi product lines that the rest of the SFP Group has to offer.

Simon Plant

Director

Daniel is one of the founding directors of SFP Restructuring, helping to build the business into a well-known mid-tier practice. He now spends his time consulting and is focussed on growing the SFP Group.

Daniel Plant

Director

Jeremy is a fellow of the RICS with over 25 years' experience within the property industry. Jeremy is a Registered Property Receiver and Registered Property Valuer who has significant experience dealing with all asset classes across the country, and advises clients in property insolvency and business turnaround scenarios.

Jeremy Perceval

Director

After joining SFP in 2006 as a fresh faced law graduate, David completed his CPI and JIE qualifications and is now an appointment taking Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and Director at SFP. He works nationally with lenders, accountants, and business owners to provide clear and appropriate guidance on restructuring matters, always striving to find innovative ways to help businesses survive.

David Kemp

Director

Richard has worked at SFP for over 11 years. He is a qualified I.P and chartered accountant, holding the JIEB, ACA and CPI qualifications. He acts as officeholder over the firms MVL’s, CVL’s, CVA’s and certain Administrations, whilst overseeing the firm’s compliance and treasury departments.

Richard Hunt

Director

David is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner with a strong background in insolvency regulation. David was involved in leading the insolvency regulation teams in the two largest Recognised Professional Bodies, ICAEW and the Insolvency Practitioners Association, latterly in a ten-year spell as Chief Executive Officer of the IPA.

David Kerr

Associate

Crystal has been at the Group for over 15 years and has been part of its growth and expansion. She heads up the HR function and is the go-to person for all employee related matters. Crystal works closely with the Management team on the vision and strategic planning of the Group and is responsible for the development of HR related policies.

Crystal Allen

Head of HR

Having previously grown his own B2B lead generation businesses, Paul brings over 10 years of sales and marketing experience to the table and is now responsible for bringing new clients through our doors.

Paul Bergeman

Head of Marketing

Kieren joined SFP Group in 2019. With over 9 years sales experience including vast experience managing high performing sales teams. He now oversees the MVL pre-appointment team to make sure we are delivering the best service to every client we deal with.

Kieren O'Connor

Head of Sales

Sarah has been at the group for over 5 years. As Administrations Team PA, Sarah acts as a liaison for the Administration Team. Sarah manages the onsite appointments for the team, ensuring statutory deadlines are met. Sarah also assists the Secretarial Support, Compliance and Corporate Solutions team.

Sarah Bell

Head of Support

Robert has been at SFP Corporate Solutions for over 10 years. Robert is a chartered accountant and licensed Insolvency Practitioner, with over 25 years’ experience in forensic accountancy for the legal, insolvency and lending sectors and for Government departments.

Robert Welby

Consultant to SFP

Michelle worked in insolvency practices for 14 years before spending the next 7 years at the Insolvency Practitioners Association, 4 years as its Head of Regulatory Standards and Monitoring. Michelle became JIE-qualified in 2001 and for the past few years she has been working as a consultant.

Michelle Butler

SFP Compliance Consultant

David joined SFP in January 2021 and brings with him more than 20 years cross sector insolvency experience gained as both and appointment taking Insolvency Practitioner in practice and more recently with the ICAEW as part of their Professional Standards Department. David is Senior Manager with the remit of overseeing the MVL Team.

David Hughes

Senior Manager

Prameela joined SFP in 2010. She continues to manage the ERA department by overseeing the impact of insolvency on the employees’ rights as well as dealing with the employee consultations, TUPE, redundancy and government claims.

Prameela Tamber

Manager

Meeta has over 15 years’ corporate recovery experience, specialising in MVLs. Meeta started her career at one of the big 4 professional service firms, dealing with some high profile clients. Meeta is now involved in the rapidly growing Members Voluntary Liquidations team.

Meeta Bhatti

Manager

Beau has worked at SFP Group for over 5 years. A part qualified ACCA, Beau brings to the Finance Department valuable accountancy knowledge and skills. Beau works closely with SFP Brokers and provides key management and financial information across all divisions of SFP Group.

Beau McCarthy

Manager

Hannah has been at SFP Group for over 10 years. As Office Manager, Hannah oversees the daily running of the office and is also responsible for setting up new procedures and systems. Hannah also heads up the Secretarial Support Team and oversees the Datastore Department.

Hannah Powell

HR / Office Manager

Emma is a qualified accountant with 9 years’ experience in restructuring. Emma has extensive experience in managing solvent liquidation, reorganisation and advisory assignments, including large scale multi-jurisdictional legal entity rationalisation projects.

Emma Brady

Assistant Manager

Scott joined SFP Group in November having previously worked at two top 20 accountancy firms. Scott has over 15 years corporate recovery experience, specialising in MVLs and CVLs. He successfully completed his CPI qualification and now heads up the MVL closing team.

Scott Parish

Assistant Manager

Marva joined SFP Group in February 2019. Marva has 3 years’ experience in insolvency with vast experience in Members Voluntary Liquidations. Marva is an Administrator in SFP Group’s MVL team and deals primarily with post appointment administration.

Marva Riaz

Assistant Manager

Jack recently joined SFP Group as an Administrator, having previously worked for an Insolvency Practice at Administrator level for over 5 years’, dealing with both Corporate and Personal Insolvencies.

Jack Allgood

Assistant Manager

Lauren joined SFP in October 2020 bringing with her almost 5 years’ experience, previously working as an Insolvency Cashier at both a global advisory company and a boutique business recovery specialist firm. She has joined the Treasury department assisting the team with all processes.

Lauren Baldwin

Assistant Manager

Eren has recently re-joined SFP. He has a strong background in Credit Control and Debt recovery across a number of professional services sectors. Eren is part of the Administrations Team and assists the team with maximising debt recoveries on various Insolvency appointments.

Eren Ozkan

Senior Credit Controller

Natalie joined SFP in October 2020 and has over twelve years’ experience in insolvency, dealing with all aspects involved with insolvency processes. Natalie is a Senior Administrator in SFP Group’s MVL team and primarily deals with the closure of cases.

Natalie Brady

Team Leader

Safa joined SFP Group in January 2020. Safa has over 4 years experiences as an administrator within the legal and insolvency field. Safa is an Administrator in SFP Group’s growing MVL team and deals mainly with post appointment administration.

Safa Riaz

Team Leader

Morgan joined SFP Group in October 2018 after recently completing her A-levels in Business Psychology and History. Morgan works in the Treasury Department assisting with bank reconciliations and VAT returns and a wide array of other tasks.

Morgan Twiner

Team Leader

Claire joined SFP Group as an Administrator in June 2020. She has worked in the Insolvency industry for 5 years, dealing with a range of personal and corporate insolvencies. She has joined the Members Voluntary Liquidation team dealing with the day to day running cases.

Claire Harris

Team Leader

Craig joined SFP Group in January 2019, having previously worked at Senior Administrator level for over 5 years dealing with both Corporate and Personal Insolvencies. Currently a Senior Administrator, Craig deals with the day-to-day running of a wide range of Liquidations, CVAs and Bankruptices.

Craig Stevens

Senior Administrator

Jon recently joined SFP Group as a Senior Administrator in the CVL team. He has over 14 years of insolvency sector experience including roles in corporate and personal case work, compliance and for the technical team of the industry’s trade body.

Jonathan Ausena

Senior Administrator

With an Accountancy background, Jack has worked within the Healthcare and TMT sector as an accountant before moving into Financial Services as a Senior Administrator for SFP Group in October 2020. Jack graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Accounting with Management before recently qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in September 2020.

Jack Allen

Senior Administrator

Maria joined SFP in February 2021 and has 18 years experience in insolvency, dealing with all aspects of insolvency but predominantly CVLS & MVLS. She is Senior Administrator and is working primarily within the MVL closure team.

Maria Cole

Senior Administrator

Yanish joined SFP Group as a Senior Administrator in the CVL team in November 2021, having worked in the industry for over 8 years dealing with Corporate insolvencies. Yanish has an LLB (Hons) in English and French Law and completed the Postgraduate Legal Practice Course.

Yanish Gopee

Senior Administrator

Chris joined SFP in October 2020 with the Treasury department and has since moved over to the Finance Department where he is a Senior Administrator. Chris attended Portsmouth University and graduated with a Finance Management with Business Degree. Chris has over 2 years previous experience, working with JSA Accountancy.

Chris Kriticos

Senior Administrator

Sheena is a qualified FCA with approximately 10 years of experience in restructuring and insolvency. Previously, before taking a career break, she worked in a top 5 accountancy firm and enjoyed a wide practice undertaking Independent Business Reviews. She has also enjoyed a 10 month secondment in the commercial lending department in one of the largest high-street banks in the UK. She currently works part-time within the SFP MVL team and deals primarily with closures.

Sheena Patel

Senior Administrator

Casey started at SFP Group in early 2015 in the Secretarial Support Department and moved into the group's Finance Department assisting with the day to day running of the Group. Casey is progressing with her Level 3 AAT and her knowledge of finance and accounting is rapidly growing.

Casey Phillips

Finance Senior Administrator

Laura joined SFP Group in 2017. She has almost 5 years’ experience in Insolvency and more specifically working on Members Voluntary Liquidations. She has now become a Senior Consultant in the pre appointment team, dealing with clients and MVL’s up until the point of company liquidation.

Laura Kenna

Senior Consultant

Molly joined SFP in March 2019. She has joined the MVL pre appointment team as an Administrator and assists in dealing with new leads and appointing new cases. Molly has developed her insolvency knowledge and continues to grow within the team.

Molly Smith

Senior Consultant

Grace joined SFP in November 2020 in the MVL pre-appointment team as a consultant. She obtained her degree from The University of Nottingham, and has experience working in the legal and retail sectors. She will be responsible for dealing with new leads and appointing cases within the team.

Grace Burton

Senior Consultant

Abigail joined SFP in March 2020 bringing with her 2 years of insolvency experience. She is now part of the Members’ Voluntary Liquidations (MVL) Team as Administrator. She has experience of both CVL’s and MVL’s and now takes on her own case load. Abigail has a 2:1 degree in History.

Abigail Collins

Team Co-ordinator

Carriah Joined SFP Group’s growing MVL Case Progression team in August 2021. She has 2 years Insolvency experience and also in the legal sector. Her daily role at SFP mainly consists of the progression of cases. Carriah has a 2:1 degree in Law

Carriah Sutherland

Team Co-ordinator

Kirsty began working for the group in 2015. As Team Assistant, Kirsty assists all of the divisions within the group and maintains the daily running of the office. Kirsty also acts as the first point of contact for any clients calling or visiting the offices and helps with various secretarial work.

Kirsty Pettifor

Team Co-ordinator

George joined SFP Group in January 2019, having previously worked within the Insolvency Sector for 2 and a half years. Starting in the Members Voluntary Liquidation team, George has recently joined the Administration team where he will continue to expand his knowledge.

George Flowers

Administrator

Ellie started working for SFP Group in 2016 after studying for her CILEX Legal Secretarial Diploma at college she started working at SFP Group as a team assistant. Ellie is now an Administrator for the Administration department assisting with mainly employee and pension related matters.

Ellie Jones

Administrator

Max is returning to SFP after his internship in 2019, having completed his BSC in International Business Loughborough University with a Diploma in Professional Studies based around Insolvency and Restructuring.

Max Edmonds

Administrator

Alex joined SFP in July 2021 as an Administrator in the CVL team, having previously worked as an Insolvency Administrator for a boutique Insolvency Practice for over a year and prior to that having worked in Creditor Services for a top 10 Business Restructuring Firm. Alex graduated with a BA (Hons) degree in Business Management & Economics from The University of Westminster Business School bringing over 2 years’ experience in both corporate and personal insolvencies.

Alex Tsang

Administrator

Ronarba joined SFP in August 2021 as an Administrator for the MVL Case Progression Team. Her passion and devotion are helping her to develop Insolvency knowledge and assist MVL Team on the day-to-day duties. She graduated from London Metropolitan University with a degree of International Banking and Finance.

Ronarba Muci

Administrator

Elliot joined the SFP MVL Case PRogression Team in September 2021, bringing experience in Liquidations from his former position at Begbies Traynor. He graduated from Goldsmiths University with a first honours in History. He manages the post appointment affairs of MVLs.

Elliot Roache

Administrator

Sarah joined SFP in September 2021, having previously worked at one of the top 6 professionals service firms.  She has over 6 years experience in corporate recovery and will be working as an Administrator in the MVL Case Progression team. 

Sarah Crick-Linton

Administrator

Daisy started working at SFP Group in November 2020 as a treasury assistant. She works in the treasury department and helps assist colleagues with bank reconciliations, VAT diary entries and many other tasks on a daily basis.

Daisy Chapman

Administrator

Maia started at SFP in February 2021. She is pre-team assistant for the MVL team, her daily role consists of assisting consultants with the preparation of various documents. Maia graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in International Event Management with Marketing.

Maia Harper

Administrator

Pavan joined SFP in July 2021 as a Team Assistant for the MVL Case Progression team. He assists in the progression and closure of MVL Cases by carrying out tasks such as preparing documents and calling HMRC. Pavan graduated from university with a 2.1 in Economics.

Pavan Dave

Administrator

Sahaba is a member of the RICS qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2016. She has experience in General Property Practice dealing with all asset classes across the South East and the Midlands specialising in Valuations, Property Management and Landlord and Tenant.

Sahaba Begum

Jessica started work with SFP Group as Property Team PA in June 2017, having graduated from university and previously worked in a property management role. She assists the team in day-to-day administrative support as well as with the coordination and implementation of case related procedures.

Jessica Lonsdale

Property Team PA

Tom joined SFP Property in March 2021 as Graduate Surveyor. He graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc(hons) in Real Estate. Currently he is working towards his APC with previous public and private sector surveying experience.

Tom Dawes

Graduate Surveyor

Ellie joined SFP Group in February 2019. As Team Assistant, Ellie provides support to all teams within the Group and assists with maintaining the daily running of the office. Ellie is also currently learning and developing her skills within secretarial support.

Ellie Twiner

Team Secretary

Elliot joined SFP in November 2020 as a scanning operative to help with the company going paperless. He brings over 10 years of experience in digital print & reprographics.

Eliott Portelli

Scanning Operative

Leah joined SFP March 2021 as a scanning operative to assist the company in transitioning to a paperless model. She has experience in the retail sector and now hopes to progress her career in the finance sector.

Leah Mahoney

Scanning Operative

Georga Joined SFP in February 2020 after leaving college, and now as a team assistant for the MVL team helping the team with daily tasks to keep cases running smoothly. She continues to develop her insolvency knowledge by working and growing with the team.

Georga Shiels

Team Assistant

George joined SFP Group in October 2021 as a team assistant within the Support department. George’s role is to help with the daily running of the office and to assist other departments within the company. He also acts as a first point of contact when clients/visitors call or visit the office. As he is new to insolvency, he hopes to learn a lot and progress his career in the finance sector.

George Courtney

Team Assistant

Jessica joined SFP in March 2021 as MVL Pre Team Assistant for the MVL Team. She is developing her insolvency knowledge and provides support, ensuring the smooth operation of the MVL process.

Jessica Freitag

Team Assistant

Daniel joined SFP in July 202 as Team Assistant for the MVL Case Progression Team. His daily role consists of assisting consultants with the preparation of various documents and calling HMRC. Daniel had no insolvency background but is learning every day on the job.

Daniel Slater

Team Assistant

Holly began her career at SFP in October 2021 as an assistant within the treasury team. She has developed skills within different sectors, such as customer service and is keen to develop her skills further whilst working amongst the team at SFP. Her current role within the team is to help with everyday tasks to assist the running of the team.

Holly Dowsett-Ward

Team Assistant

Marianne began her career at SFP in late 2021 as a team assistant in the Treasury team. She has multiple years of customer service and administration skills across different sectors. Her role in the team is to assist in the day-to-day running of the treasury team, but she is also keen to gain knowledge and experience in Insolvency.

Marianne Bullen

Team Assistant

Ola Sadowska

Team Assistant

Anxhela joined SFP in November 2021 as MVL Team Assistant and is now part of the MVL closure team. She had no insolvency background, but she is developing her knowledge every day by assisting the closure team with the preparation of various documents. Anxhela graduated from the University of Greenwich with a MSc degree in Accounting and Finance.

Anxhela Mahmuti

Team Assistant

Olivia joined SFP in December 2021 as a Team Assistant, working alongside admins to help assist/complete tasks where needed. Prior to SFP Olivia had no insolvency experience but is keen to learn and progress.

Olivia Pascale

Team Assistant

Maddison joined SFP in December 2021 as a Team Assistant in the MVL team, assisting the case administrators with day-to-day duties. Maddison had no prior insolvency experience but develops her knowledge every day.

Maddison Lavine Ellis

Team Assistant

Jessie joined SFP Group in November 2021 as Secretarial Support. She works assisting the Administration and the Creditors Voluntary Liquidation (CVL) departments. Jessie studied CILEX Legal Secretary at college.

Jessie Brown

Secretarial Support

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