Alison read law at the London School of Economics prior to entering the insolvency profession in 1996. She qualified as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner in 2006, where she became a partner in a boutique practice. Alison joined the Insolvency Practitioners Association in 2010, where she became Head of Regulatory Standards & Support in 2012. Since 2017, Alison has provided independent compliance support to insolvency professionals through her role as a director at Insolvency Support Services Ltd. Alison is also a member of the LexisNexis Restructuring and Insolvency panel of experts.
Alison specialises in the practical application of UK insolvency law and regulation and has a proven track record of regulatory drafting, project management and implementation of organisational change. She is an accomplished trainer and public speaker, confident in effective information sharing to improve the understanding of others and is the project lead on ISS’s new Moodle School, responsible for delivering online content to busy practitioners and their teams.
Alison brings first-hand experience of both private practice and the regulatory arena and her expertise encompasses both insolvency regulation and related key compliance areas (such as Data Privacy, Anti Money Laundering and Vulnerability).
Eileen is a licensed insolvency practitioner with over 30 years’ experience of all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency. She is a founding director of Insolvency Support Services, an award-winning provider of a uniquely complete range of training, outsourcing, compliance and practice support services to the UK insolvency market.
Eileen is recognised for her thought leadership in the profession, and for spotting any opportunity that change presents. She specialises in complex issues and dispute resolution, where she combines detailed knowledge of the law with a pragmatic approach to get proven results. She excels in compliance and training.
Licensed by the IPA and a member of R3, Eileen represented Scotland on R3’s National Council for six years, is an active member of R3’s Scottish Technical Committee and represents Scotland on the IPA’s Standards, Ethics & Regulatory Liaison Committee. She also represents the IPA and/or R3 on the AiB’s PTD Standing Committee, Bankruptcy Stakeholder Group and the Policy and Cases Committee, and is a member of the Scottish Government’s Scottish Statutory Debt Solutions Forum. Eileen is also a member of the LexisNexis Restructuring and Insolvency panel of experts.