KPMG in the Channel Islands has appointed a senior restructuring advisor in the advisory department. Chris Norman, who has moved to Jersey from Milton Keynes, has joined the team in Jersey and his appointment comes with a diverse background of knowledge and experience, stemming from various executive and management roles within the insolvency and advisory industry.
As an ICAEW licensed insolvency practitioner, Mr Norman over the years has taken appointments as an administrator and liquidator of financially distressed corporate entities in the UK. He has experience acting as a trustee in bankruptcy of individual insolvent persons and has also acted as a receiver of commercial properties owned and charged by financially distressed individual persons and corporate entities, under the provisions of the UK Law of Property Act 1925.
He has provided key presentations on insolvency and restructuring topics to professional services firms, banks, university students and ICAEW technical conferences. In addition to his formal insolvency work in 2015, Mr Norman worked as in insolvency case manager in the Professional Standards Office at the ICAEW, where he was responsible for assessing and investigating complaints made by stakeholders against insolvency practitioners licensed by the ICAEW. Mr Norman will provide advice, insight and support to Channel Island proceedings, in both the financial and non-financial sectors. He will also be responsible for undertaking independent investigative reviews as part of disputes or contentious matters.