Posted on 8 October 2014
Midlands based insolvency practitioner Dean Nelson has been announced runner up Corporate Insolvency Practitioner of the Year in the Insolvency & Rescue Awards 2014, held by Insolvency News and sponsored by Capa.
Dean was shortlisted for the award along with 8 insolvency practitioners based throughout the UK, and the winner was announced at a lavish dinner ceremony in London on 1st October.
The judging panel, made up of industry specialists, chose Dean as a finalist based on his commitment in helping businesses facing financial difficulty survive and prosper whilst protecting and preserving employment, and aiding the rescue culture.
Dean commented: “I am delighted! Being the only Midlands based Practitioner announced as a finalist is an astonishing achievement, I am extremely proud of this both for myself and my dedicated team as the title is indicative of my passion and commitment to the profession.”
Dean began his insolvency career at the age of 16 through a Youth Training Scheme and 23 years later, now heads up the Business Recovery and Insolvency team at Smith Cooper who, under Dean’s leadership, have grown from from two professionals in Derby to a team of 11 highly competent individuals based across the Midlands in Derby, Nottingham and Birmingham.
The awards, now in their seventh year, are firmly established as an essential diary date in the industry’s calendar. Nearly 800 guests from 200 companies attended for the ceremony and to celebrate best practice and commitment to rescue across the insolvency and corporate recovery arena.
Winners can be found here.