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The KPMG Restructuring team is one of the largest in the UK at around 500 client facing professionals and boasts a senior line-up of more than 30 Partners and Associate Partners, around 50 Directors and almost 90 Associate Directors.

Details of the individual experience of our Partner and Director group, together with our Associate Directors in sector leadership roles can be explored from here.

KPMG's global network

Our influence on the global network is strong with two of the three global restructuring leaders based in the UK – Blair Nimmo (Global Head of Insolvency) and Mark Raddan (Global Head of Turnaround). Angel Martin, based in KPMG in Spain, completes the global restructuring leadership team as Head of Financial Restructuring.

International capability and reach is also a significant differentiator for the KPMG team in the UK who form part of a global network of restructuring practices with c1,600 professionals in KPMG member firms spanning more than 150 territories.

See more about KPMG’s Global Restructuring Practice here.

Collaborating and coordinating with our Restructuring colleagues globally has become an everyday occurrence, but I still find it one of the most rewarding aspects of the role.

Blair Nimmo, Global Head of Insolvency

UK leadership

In the UK, Blair and Mark are supported on the Leadership team by 3 further Senior Partners in the form of Libby Elliott our Risk Management Partner, Will Wright and Jim Tucker.

Blair Nimmo - KPMG Restructuring Senior Partner

Blair Nimmo
Partner & UK Head of Restructuring

Mark Raddan - KPMG Restructuring Partner

Mark Raddan
Partner & Head of Special Situations Group

Libby Elliot - KPMG Restructuring Partner

Libby Elliott
Partner & Head of Restructuring Risk

Will Wright - KPMG Restructuring Partner

Will Wright
Partner & Head of National Markets Group

Jim Tucker - KPMG Restructuring Partner

Jim Tucker
Partner & Head of City & International Group

UK team structure

We organise our UK team under three distinct team structures:

Jim leads our City and International Group (“CIG”), based in London. Jim’s team specialise in large, complex and international financial distress and insolvency and boasts a number of market-leading specialists in Financial Services, Contentious Insolvency and Asset Recovery. Jim leads CIG alongside a wider Partner group of 3, being David Pike, Ed Boyle and David Standish. Jim’s introduction to his team is set out in the video above.

Will leads our National Markets (“NM”) practice, offering the full spectrum of restructuring services to mid-market and SME businesses across 17 UK offices in 4 regional groups. The NM team is led by a Partner group of 11 consisting of Blair Nimmo (Scotland), Kenny McKay, Dave Costley-Wood and Rick Harrison (North), Mark Orton, Andrew Burn and Chris Pole (Midlands) and in London Will is joined by Neil Gostelow, Steve Absolom and Dave Clarke. Refer to Will’s introduction to the National Markets team in the video above.

Mark leads our London-based Special Situations Group (“SSG”) who specialise in both operational and financial restructuring projects for large international corporate clients and funding institutions. The SSG team is led by a Partner group of 6, including Jane Hurst, Gareth Williams, James Fagan, Jason Lawrence and Nick Smith. Refer to Mark’s video introduction to the SSG team above.

Our commitment

At KPMG Restructuring we are aware of the benefits of building a diverse workforce and creating a genuinely inclusive environment in which all our colleagues can thrive.

Not only does this help us generate new ideas and new insights but ensures that we resonate more powerfully with our clients, which are themselves becoming increasingly diverse.

Some of our recent initiatives include:

  • Appointing a partner in each region with a specific remit to ensure all our talent gets the same opportunity to progress and work on challenging assignments
  • Leading KPMG’s UK activities round International Women’s Day 2020
  • Ensuring flexible working arrangements are not just permitted, but actively supported, so that we can retain key personnel and their valuable experience
  • Opening up mentoring and sponsoring programmes to our teams, nurturing talent throughout the year

Whilst we are proud of the progress we have made so far, we’re aware that there is still more to do. We intend to continue building a practice that fully reflects the communities within which we work.

Women in Restructuring series