Antony is one of the founding members and a Director of Parker Andrews Limited, his primary role is practice management, development and growth.
Antony gained a degree in Finance, Money & Banking and was awarded with the Ede & Ravenscroft Award for Academic Excellence.
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. He 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.
Nick Cusack MIPA FABRP
Nick Cusack MIPA FABRP
Nick is a Director and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and heads up our network of offices. 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 latterly in more dynamic and boutique practices throughout the country. He passed the JIEB examinations, those required to be able to seek authority to become a licensed appointment-taker, on his first attempt 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 trying to keep fit and has been known to run the odd marathon (despite the endless hours of training). Nick is a keen football fan and regularly referees local football on Sunday when watching Portsmouth isn’t quite enough punishment on a weekend. Nick also speaks fluent German.
David Perkins FABRP
David Perkins FABRP
David’s insolvency career commenced at the age of 18 working as a junior administrator for a firm in his home town after completing his A-levels.
He went on to obtain the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency qualification (winning the second prize nationally) and subsequently became a fully qualified insolvency practitioner in 2011.
He has worked for both large and small firms gaining extensive experience of the problems faced and solutions required by both small and large businesses, corporate and personal. He has implemented solutions for a wide range of businesses including a holiday tour operator, an aircraft manufacturing and maintenance business, food retailers and construction companies. He has gained extensive experience of property issues, particularly when handling the LPA Receivership of 16 properties for a High Street bank. He has also dealt with numerous solvent liquidations, sometimes for high profile clients, culminating in the tax efficient return of millions of pounds to shareholders.
Outside of work, David is a keen bell ringer and member of a Cathedral team in this regard. He has travelled all over the country ringing the bells in hundreds of different churches. He also enjoys spending time with friends & family, travelling abroad and music.
David is one of the firm’s licensed insolvency practitioners and continues to be passionate about finding solutions to the problems of struggling businesses. He believes in a friendly, open and pragmatic approach, including discussion of all potential issues before clients commit to a formal rescue or insolvency procedure.
Rishi Karia FABRP
Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
Rishi Karia FABRP
Rishi is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, based in London.
He became interested in the Insolvency Industry when a tech company he invested in was placed into Administration. After completing a degree in Economics, he commenced his career within the Insolvency profession. After a number of years working within the industry Rishi obtained his Insolvency License in 2014.
Rishi appreciates the pressure and stress felt by directors and stakeholders when attending to a struggling business and aims to provide straight forward and unbiased advice to ensure that after an initial meeting, directors are able to make an informed decision by understanding the available options and likely outcomes. He also thrives on coming up with creative solutions for tricky situations.
Rishi has extensive experience in a variety of Insolvency procedures within a broad range of industries, including construction, haulage and contractors. However, nothing phases Rishi and he has provided advice in a number of situations including situations where there are shareholder disputes, death of directors/shareholders and matters with international complexities.
Outside of work, Rishi is a season ticket holder at Arsenal FC and regularly plays table tennis. He is also a keen traveller, with notable trips including 2 months in South America and albeit shorter, multiple trips to places including USA, Kenya, India, Thailand and various places in Europe.
Lisa joined the firm in 2023 with over 20 years insolvency experience under her belt. Her career in insolvency started as an office administrator in 2002 having never heard the word ‘insolvency’ before! She found herself quickly promoted up through the ranks, sitting 8 exams in 2 years to qualify as an Insolvency Practitioner. She has been licensed since passing her JIEB examinations at her first attempt in 2008.
Lisa manages the Plymouth office and covers the south west patch for the firm. She offers a sympathetic ear and is reputed for maintaining integrity. She prides herself on advising all options available, even if that means signposting the client away from an appointment taking instruction. Her bread and butter work is liquidations- both solvent and insolvent.
As an aspiring author, Lisa spends much of her spare time working on her novels and assisting other writers by swapping critiques. Her favourite pastime is to snuggle up with a glass of wine in one hand and a thriller in the other. She is a member of various author and writing groups.
Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
Karyn has more than 25 years within the insolvency and business advisory industry, having obtained the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency with only two years of insolvency experience. She has been a qualified Insolvency Practitioner since 2007, working in boutique firms and more recently as a partner in a top 100 accountancy firm for several years.
She excels at providing relevant, realistic advice to both companies and individuals on formal insolvency procedures, informal negotiations with creditors including HMRC, as well as solvent liquidations. She has a wealth of experience working on a consultancy basis to assess the financial status of businesses and to ascertain the measures required to ensure viability.
For the last five years, Karyn has been a member of the IPA Examination Committee, writing questions and marking papers for the CPI Exam.
She spends a lot of her time, outside of work, with her dogs and family, as well as raising funds for charity. Karyn has completed 14 international charity bike rides in countries such as Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Brazil, and has recently cycled the whole way around Mallorca in three days.
Dinesh Mapara FCA, FIPA, FABRP
Insolvency Practitioner (non-appointment taking)
Dinesh Mapara FCA, FIPA, FABRP
Dinesh is an Insolvency Practitioner (non-appointment taking) with over 40 years of experience.
Dinesh started his accountancy and insolvency career in 1970 with Bernard Philips & Co, who were at the time one of the pioneers of the insolvency industry in the UK. Dinesh qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1978 and became an Insolvency Practitioner in 1986 when the Insolvency Act came into force. He has worked in senior positions for several top 10 firms. Dinesh joined the Parker Andrews team in 2016.
During his long career Dinesh has work on over 10,000 insolvency cases ranging from Administrations of Blue-Chip companies to Liquidations of owner managed SME’s. At one stage of his career Dinesh was supervisor of 1,400 IVA’s!
Dinesh is responsible for training and development of staff as well as advising clients in all areas of insolvency.
Dinesh is a fellow of the Insolvency Practitioner Association, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & wales and the Association of Business Recovery professionals.
In his spare time, Dinesh is chairman and coach of a local Badminton club for 7-16 Year olds and is a keen golfer.Dinesh is fluent in Gujarati and Hindi.
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.
Grace sat her JIEB exams in 2021 and passed both Personal and Corporate papers meaning she is now a qualified Insolvency Practitioner. Not only passing both papers in her first attempt she also won the prestigious award of First Place in Personal Insolvency.
In her spare time Grace enjoys baking, travelling and socialising with friends.
Sam joined Parker Andrews in 2016 shortly after graduating with a First-Class honours in Accounting and Financial Management.
He continued his studies with Parker Andrews and successfully passed the Certificate in Insolvency with ICAEW in 2018 and more recently passed the CPI examination with Merit in 2021.
Sam is responsible for managing all insolvent liquidations prior to formal appointment and is usually the first and main contact with the client. He is also responsible for overseeing the entire solvent liquidations department, ensuring the process is efficient, seamless and satisfies our clients expectations. Sam manages a small team whom support him with his duties.
Outside of work, Sam’s an avid gym-goer and enjoys the challenge of achieving his personal fitness goals. He also enjoys football, reading and music.
Andy started his career in insolvency after leaving Portsmouth College in 2003 after studying for A Levels in Maths, Further Maths, Business Studies and Accounting, and has worked for a variety of large and boutique insolvency practices in the South of England and joined Parker Andrews in 2021 dealing with the more complex cases.
Over his time in Insolvency Andy has dealt with both personal and corporate insolvencies and has a wealth of experience of all processes.
During his career, Andy has been involved with large range of Insolvencies ranging from simple liquidations to managing a care home in a trading Administration, a bankruptcy involving multinational creditors and fraud claims and a bespoke IVA for a debtor owning over 70 properties.
Outside of work, Andy has 3 young children who take up most of his time, but he also manages to find time to run a local Scout troop and is a qualified coach in the Sport of Petanque.
After studying for his A Levels in History, Psychology, Biology and Sport at Wymondham High, Jack joined Parker Andrews in 2016.
Jack joined the Corporate team as a Trainee Administrator dealing with Insolvent Liquidations and Administrations. He later joined a larger team dealing in more complex Liquidations, Administrations, IVAs and Bankruptcies.
Since being with Parker Andrews Jack has been supported and continued to study throughout his career. In 2017 Jack passed the Level 2 in AAT and then went on to pass the ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency in 2019. Most recently Jack passed the CPI exam in August 2022.
In his spare time Jack enjoys following the fortunes (or mis-fortunes) of Norwich City where he is a season ticket holder and life long fan. He also enjoys socialising with friends.
We know your financial worries won’t switch off at 5pm – so neither do we. Our team is always available by email and telephone in the evenings and at weekends,
and we can also arrange meetings out of hours if required.
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