Michael is a qualified chartered accountant (ICAEW fellow) and licensed insolvency practitioner. During his career, he spent over a decade working at the Big Four firms before starting Chamberlain & Co in 1998.
Chamberlain & Co was one of the leading independent firms of Insolvency Practitioners and Business Rescue experts in the UK, before joining forces with the national firm Quantuma Advisory Ltd in October 2022. Michael is now the Managing Director of the Yorkshire office.
Michael plays a key role in actively working to build strong relationships with both clients and colleagues, saving jobs, businesses and maximising value for all stakeholders.
Michael also has over 30 years of experience in advising, small to medium-sized enterprises, corporates, distressed investors and individuals in complex financial restructuring and recovery situations across various industry sectors.
Michael’s experience includes business turnaround, performance improvement, supporting accelerated mergers, acquisitions, disposals, and accepting formal insolvency appointments as, amongst other things, liquidator, administrator, receiver and trustee.
Michael is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs, SMEs, and business owners navigate the treacherous waters of commercial life. He has extensive experience across many diverse sectors as well as niche expertise in property investment and development, overseas trade, e-commerce and renewable energy.