Antony gained a degree in Finance, Money & Banking and was awarded with the Ede & Ravenscroft Award for Academic Excellence.
When presenting the award, James Caan from BBC’s Dragon’s Den congratulated Antony on his outstanding achievement and referred to him as a ‘Star for the Future’.
From a young age Antony has been involved in running his family’s businesses in a variety of industries including restaurants and property rental, with his most recent project being in property development. Antony leads many of the firm’s business and asset sale negotiations and excels in realising value in businesses.
Antony is a passionate and life-long Norwich City supporter and enjoys watching the Canaries play whenever he can. Despite not being selected for the Norwich first-11 (yet – there’s still time!), he continues to turn out regularly for his local 5-a-side team in Great Yarmouth.
Antony is also a keen shot and enjoys clay pigeon shooting. As a junior he represented Norfolk on numerous occasions, travelling the country to compete in major events.
Antony is fluent in Greek and enjoys regular trips to visit family in Greece and Cyprus.
Antony drives the firm’s business development and specialises in helping directors to negotiate personal guarantees.
Richard is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and Chartered Accountant with in excess of 25 years professional and commercial experience delivering Insolvency, Business Recovery and Turnaround solutions to clients in a broad range of industry sectors.
Richard trained as a Chartered Accountant in Australia with Ernst & Young and gained his qualification in 1990, at which time he made the move from Accounting, Audit and Taxation to the Business Recovery specialism.
Having worked as a Senior Manager and Associate Director in Hall Chadwick and Grant Thornton, respectively over a period of 5 years, Richard relocated to Sydney, Australia, where he qualified as an Official and Registered Liquidator in the year 2000 and become Partner of a leading national business recovery practice.
Richard has accepted business recovery appointments since the day he was granted his licence and has assisted companies and individuals in restructuring their affairs and dealing with solvency related issues. Richard has also acted on behalf of the Australian corporate regulator in unravelling alleged Ponzi Schemes and has acted as Interim CFO and Interim Finance Director of two public companies.
In the year 2010, Richard and his family relocated to Europe and he commenced practice as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW 2010) and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner (Secretary of State 2011-2014 and ICAEW 2015).
Richard has been working predominantly in the UK and has been actively working cross border, assisting clients in Spain with bespoke and innovative business restructuring and recovery assignments.
Richard has acquired a broad range of industry specific experience across all industry sectors including: Mining and Mining Services, Oil and Gas, Contracting, Manufacturing and Fabrication, Wholesale, Retail, Property, IT and Hospitality.
Richard’s firm, Wood Page Allen, has grown rapidly and in April 2015 it merged with Parker Andrews to form a larger practice that is better placed to service the needs of his client base and referrers. This is an exciting and optimistic development in Richard’s career and he is looking forward to enhancing the quality and range of service delivery to existing clients and referrers of each of the merged practices, and to developing new relationships and services for Parker Andrews.
Richard is able to deliver innovative and intelligent business recovery and insolvency solutions and is approachable and accessible to clients and referrers. For an initial, no obligation free consultation, please contact Richard.
Director/Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
Nick is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and heads up our Portsmouth office. Nick joined Parker Andrews in 2015.
Nick has worked across the profession in a number of roles since the early 2000s, initially in a “Big 4” practice in central London and in more dynamic and boutique practices throughout Yorkshire and Hampshire. He passed the JIEB examinations, those required to be able to seek authority to become a licensed appointment-taker, at the first time of asking in 2014.
Over the years, Nick has accumulated a broad base of experience in the issues facing a number of industry sectors, with particular emphasis on construction, retail, IT, catering and manufacturing. Alongside this, Nick has had experience of the problems facing some more specialist businesses, including a multi-acre chemical works site, production of paint, a retailer of firearms, sports clubs and a Trout farm. Nick is therefore well-placed to assist on any business situation, no matter how specialised the case may be!
Outside of the office, Nick enjoys keeping fit and ran the London Marathon in 2016 for charity and will be challenging himself by tackling his first Ultra Marathon and Triathlon in the near future. Nick is a dedicated sports fan, playing golf to a respectable level and enjoys watching any kind of football. Nick can read, write and speak fluent German.
Nick is also a volunteer Business Adviser for Young Enterprise in the Portsmouth & Solent area.
After studying for her A Levels in Sociology, Law and English Literature at Norwich City College, Grace worked in a customer service role before joining Parker Andrews in 2011.
Grace joined the corporate team as a Trainee Administrator dealing mainly with Insolvent Liquidations and Administrations.
She went on to progress throughout the business, taking on both corporate and personal insolvency work.
In 2014 Grace passed the CPI insolvency exam and was also successful in winning the “Rising Star” award at the Insolvency & Rescue Awards, beating tough competition from many large national and international firms.
Since receiving her accolade Grace has recently been promoted and is now an Insolvency Manager in our Norwich Office. Her role sees her overseeing a large team and working on all aspects of Insolvency cases and non-formal advisory cases.
In the near future, Grace is hoping to study for the JIEB Insolvency exam to become an Insolvency Practitioner.
In her spare time Grace enjoys baking, travelling and socialising with friends.
David is an experienced owner and senior manager of businesses operating at both the publically quoted and private level. His wide experience over a diverse range of industries demonstrates an excellent track record managing all aspects of a company’s operation.
David leads the Parker Andrews Turnaround and Growth team, delivering restructuring and growth programmes designed to benefit all stakeholders of our client businesses.
David will bring strong analytical skills and an ability to communicate clearly to any client meeting. More importantly, David’s negotiation skills have helped reduce client borrowing with major banks and secure significant compensation for mis-sold interest rate products.
In his spare time, David enjoys travelling Europe finding places to hike… and testing the local wines!
Rhys gained a degree in International Relations and Modern History at the University of East Anglia and worked at an international insurance broker prior to him joining the firm.
Rhys works as an Insolvency Manager within the firm’s insolvency department, assisting the day-to-day running of insolvency cases, mainly insolvent liquidations but is knowledgeable in all areas of the industry. Rhys manages a team of junior staff and assists with staff development.
Rhys passed the CPI Insolvency Exam in July 2015.
Being domiciled in Norfolk for most of his life, Rhys is a loyal Norwich City supporter and has enjoyed being a home season ticket holder since 1998. Rhys is also a keen football and table tennis player. In table tennis, he plays in a local league with a team he helped co-found, and plays in national-standard tournaments