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Meet The Team

Martin Armstrong FCCA FABRP FIPA MBA FNARA

Senior Partner

07836 200 551  /  020 8661 7878
martin.armstrong@turpinba.co.uk

Martin specialises in corporate insolvency and turnaround, audit and strategic planning and is senior partner of the practice.  Martin has wide commercial experience being a director of a property development company and former chairman of a not-for-profit company operating in the leisure sector. 
Martin also has a significant involvement in the local business community and voluntary organisations; Martin is Chairman of Westminster Circle, Old Suttonians Association and Old Suttonians Football Club as well as President of Sutton Federation and is past-President and vice Chairman of the Amateur Football Combination.

James Patchett FCCA FABRP

Partner

07712 530720  /  020 8661 7878
james.patchett@turpinba.co.uk

James specialises in insolvency and along with Martin and Andrew, heads up our insolvency department.  James joined the practice in 1988, qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1996 and also qualifying as a licensed insolvency practitioner in 2002. 

Andrew Bailey FABRP MIPA

Partner

07464 675571  /  020 8661 7878
andrew.bailey@turpinba.co.uk 

Andrew specialises in corporate recovery and turnaround assignments working with business owners, lenders and other stakeholders from an advisory perspective through to formal insolvency procedures. During his career at two London based insolvency practices and Turpin Barker Armstrong his sector experience has been varied and his work has involved assisting many small owner manager businesses through to dealing with several high profile restructuring assignments. Andrew has extensive experience of business recovery procedures including solvent and insolvent liquidations, company and partnership voluntary arrangements as well as administrations. Andrew regularly works with lenders where there are concerns over director conduct or fraud and forensic investigations are necessary. In addition, Andrew has worked on a number of Fixed Charge Receiver assignments.

Katie Drake (nee Kellaway)

Partner

020 8661 7878
katie.drake@turpinba.co.uk 

Katie joined the firm in March 2016 bringing with her over five years’ experience in insolvency, with a particular focus on corporate appointments. She placed as a prize-winner when she obtained her CPI qualification in 2013. 
Katie is a keen netballer and enjoys travelling and socialising with friends and family. 

Ryan Russell

Partner

07464 675 572  /  020 8661 7878
ryan.russell@turpinba.co.uk

Ryan joined TBA in 2004 and, barring a 6 month break to travel the world, has been part of the Insolvency department ever since. Initially joining as a junior member of staff, he worked his way up in the practice and was made Partner in April 2021.  
Ryan specialises in corporate insolvency procedures, particularly voluntary liquidations and administrations, and has dealt with various sectors, including the restaurant industry, construction, and solicitor/IFA firms. He also assists in agreeing informal arrangements with creditors (including HMRC) for both corporate entities and individuals.
Outside of work he enjoys playing football and golf, and is a bit of a movie buff!

Lindsey Moore ACA BSC (HONS)

Director

074 6467 5596  /  020 8661 7878  
lindsey.moore@turpinba.co.uk

Having obtained a degree in Biochemistry Lindsey joined a mid-tier accountancy practice in London as an audit junior in 1989, transferring to the insolvency and corporate recovery department in 1991.  Lindsey qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 and went on to sit the JIEB exams in November 1997, achieving a first time pass, and getting her licence in early 1998.  Lindsey’s experience in London was mainly of administrative receiverships, company voluntary arrangements and voluntary liquidations, together with more latterly some experience of independent business reviews on behalf of banks. 
After 13 years in London and 2 children later, Lindsey decided to move out of London to be closer to home and joined Turpin Barker Armstrong in 2003.  Since joining TBA Lindsey has also gained experience in personal insolvency as well as continuing to work on corporate insolvency. 

Philip Cake

Director

0208 661 7878
phil.cake@turpinba.co.uk

Phil joined the TBA West Byfleet Office (formerly Gibson Hewitt) in 2001. He qualified as a chartered accountant with the ICAEW in 2004 and subsequently studied for the Joint Insolvency Examination Board (“JIEB”) exams achieving a 1st time pass in 2006. He was granted FCA status by the ICAEW in 2014.  
Phil has been a manager since 2006 working in all areas of personal and corporate insolvency.  
As former elite level marathon runner, Phil can still be found at the gym each morning but admits adopting a far more laid back attitude these days. 

Carisse Hollett

Manager

020 8661 7878
carisse.hollett@turpinba.co.uk

Carisse rejoined TBA after 15 years. She works in all areas of personal and corporate insolvency. Carisse is a qualified lawyer and also obtained her JIEB personal paper in 2009, she is currently studying for her LPC and MSc. 
Outside of work she enjoys reading, spin classes, walking her dog and travelling.

Sylwia Starzynska

Senior Insolvency Consultant

020 8661 7878
sylwia.starzynska@turpinba.co.uk

Sylwia joined TBA in October 2017, working as an Insolvency Administrator. Sylwia is a Polish professional who has lived in the UK since 2003, she is a member of several groups of polish professionals including Polish Professionals and Polish Business Link.
Outside of work Sylwia enjoys snowboarding and basketball.

Matthew Crosland

Senior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
matthew.crosland@turpinba.co.uk

Matt joined TBA in February 2007 after earning a degree at St Mary’s University and has since gained vast experience in corporate insolvency, including Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations, Compulsory Liquidations and Administrations.
In his spare time, Matt enjoys socialising and spending time with his family and friends, as well as playing and following most sports, including cricket, golf and football. 

Philippa Drewitt

Senior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
philippa.drewitt@turpinba.co.uk

Philippa has been working in insolvency since 2013 and has been at TBA since March 2015.  Philippa manages a portfolio of cases including Administrations, Company Voluntary Arrangements, Voluntary Liquidations, Compulsory Liquidations, Receiverships, Individual Voluntary Arrangements and Bankruptcies. Philippa obtained her CPI qualification in 2014 and is currently working her way through the ACCA exams to become a chartered certified accountant.
Philippa is a big foodie, and in her spare time enjoys cooking and socialising with friends although her great love in life is to travel.

Vadeena Haulkhory

Senior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
vadeena.haulkhory@turpinba.co.uk

Vadeena has recently joined the firm, having over 12 years’ experience in insolvency.  Vedeena spent over 11 years working for a mid-tier accountancy firm in the City and has experience in dealing with both personal and corporate cases, including complex bankruptcies and investigation work. Vedeena manages a mixed caseload of personal and corporate cases.
Vedeena has a degree in law and is CPI qualified. She is currently studying towards her JIEB qualification and is a member of the R3 womens networking.
Away from work, Vedeena spends time with her family and two young boys and enjoys baking and cake decoration. 

Ayomide Bada

Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
ayomide.bada@turpinba.co.uk

Ayomide joined the firm in October 2020 bringing with her over three years’ experience in insolvency, with experience in corporate appointments including but not limited to Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations, Members’ Voluntary Liquidations and Administrations. She is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification to become a chartered certified accountant.
Outside of work, Ayomide enjoys travelling and socialising with friends.

Jana Suresh

Insolvency Administrator

01932 336 149
jana.suresh@turpinba.co.uk 
 

Jana joined Gibson Hewitt as an Insolvency Administrator during January 2017 after completing his Masters in Banking & Finance. He is currently studying towards his ACA qualification. In his spare time he can be found modifying his car or playing around with the latest gadgets.

John Evans

Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
john.evans@turpinba.co.uk

John joined TBA’s Insolvency team in April 2018, having previously worked for MHA Macintyre Hudson where he started his Insolvency career in 2013.
John has experience in both personal and corporate insolvency and his caseload has primarily consisted of Members’ Voluntary Liquidations, Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidations, Compulsory Liquidations and the occasional Bankruptcy.
Away from work, John enjoys attending boxing and football events, trying different cuisines and socialising with friends and family. 

Natalie Stone

Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
natalie.stone@turpinba.co.uk

Natalie started working at TBA in February 2009, where she managed a portfolio of mainly Corporate Insolvency cases. Natalie currently works on a part time basis, dealing primarily with case closures.
When not in the office, Natalie runs a small business from home baking cakes. She also volunteers with Surrey Police as an Independent Custody Visitor and as a Circle Member for Circles South East, mentoring sex offenders. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, running and spending time with her young children. . 

Sophie Jones

Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
sophie.jones@turpinba.co.uk

Sophie has been working in insolvency since 2016 and has been at TBA since January 2018.
She has experience in corporate insolvency and her caseload consists of primarily Creditors’ Voluntary Liquidators.
Away from work, Sophie enjoys travelling and spending time with her daughter and family. 

Victoria Feddo

Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
victoria.feddo@turpinba.co.uk 

Victoria joined TBA in March 2017 and has over 10 years Corporate Restructuring experience from a big four firm. Victoria’s experience includes complex trading insolvencies to smaller cases including advisory work. Victoria primarily deals with corporate insolvency case closure.
Victoria works part time and is in the office on Mondays and Tuesdays.  

Joel Bird

Assistant Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
joel.bird@turpinba.co.uk 

Joel is currently studying sport and exercise science at the university of Chichester. Joel works at the firm during breaks between his studies.
During his free time, Joel enjoys playing and watching most sports especially football as well as socialising with friends.

Kieran Robinson

Assistant Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
kieran.robinson@turpinba.co.uk 

Kieran joined tba in April 2019 and is new to insolvency having spent the last few years working in customer service. He attended the University of Southampton, obtaining a BSc in Economics.
In his spare time Kieran likes playing football and watching all kinds of sports. He’s a huge music lover who enjoys going to concerts regularly and even producing his own music.

Tom Clark

Assistant Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
tom.clark@turpinba.co.uk

Tom joined the firm in August 2016, working as a Junior Administrator during his gap year.  Tom now studies History and Politics at the University of Sheffield but continues to work for tba during his studies and when he is back home on breaks from university.
In his spare time, Tom enjoys playing and watching football as well as socialising with friends.

Chris Warner

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
chris.warner@turpinba.co.uk

Chris joined TBA in March 2020 after completing a placement year at Gibson Hewitt between 2017 and 2018. In 2019, he obtained a BA (Hons) in Financial Management for Business from the University of Portsmouth.
In his spare time, Chris enjoys watching and playing football as well as socialising with his friends.

Ilyas Shirwani

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
ilyas.shirwani@turpinba.co.uk

Ilyas joined the firm as a Junior Administrator in August 2021.

Jason Wolff

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
jason.wolff@turpinba.co.uk

Jason joined the firm as a Junior Administrator in August 2021 and will be working with the firm for a year until he resumes his studies in Financial Mathematics at the University of Nottingham. During his free time Jason enjoys playing video games on his pc with friends as well as mountain biking on the local trails at the weekends.

Jessy Dungui

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
jessy.dungui@turpinba.co.uk

Jessy joined TBA as a Junior Insolvency Administrator in June 2021. In his spare time, Jessy likes going to the gym and playing football to which, he has done so for various professional academies. He is a Manchester United fan and is also a very keen sports fan who enjoys watching basketball and MMA.

Jet Divaharan

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
jet.divaharan@turpinba.co.uk  

Jet finished his studies at Sutton Grammar school in 2019, he will be working at the firm for a year prior to commencing further studies in Law at the University of Exeter. During his spare time, Jet likes playing and watching sports such as rugby and cricket, he is also a Chelsea F.C. fan. When not on a sports field Jet enjoys socialising with friends and family.

John Heffernan

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
john.heffernan@turpinba.co.uk

John joined TBA in November as a Junior Insolvency Administrator. He attended the University of Sheffield, where he studied Biology and Microbiology.
In his spare time he enjoys playing and watching football, supporting Spurs. He also enjoys going to the gym and socialising with friends.  

Jonny Tennent

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
jonny.tennent@turpinba.co.uk

Jessy joined TBA as a temp Junior Insolvency Administrator in June 2021.

Matthew Downey

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
matthew.downey@turpinba.co.uk

In September 2020, during his gap year, Matthew joined TBA as a Junior Insolvency Administrator and following this is looking to study psychology at university. Matthew spends much of his time on weekends playing football whilst being a keen supporter of Fulham. He also enjoys running, going to the gym and socialising with friends.

Min Ko

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
min.ko@turpinba.co.uk

Min joined TBA in August 2020 as a Junior Insolvency Administrator for his gap year, after which he will be studying History at Bristol.
During his free time, Min enjoys football and golf as well as socialising with his friends. He is a keen Tottenham supporter.

Nitesh Purrunsing

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
nitesh.purrunsing@turpinba.co.uk 

Nitesh joined the firm as a Junior Administrator in September 2021.

William Byrne

Junior Insolvency Administrator

020 8661 7878
william.byrne@turpinba.co.uk 

William joined the firm as a Junior Administrator in August 2021.

Kelly Moore

Insolvency Cashier

020 8661 7878
kelly.moore@turpinba.co.uk  

Kelly joined TBA in May 2019. Kelly has worked in the accountancy profession for over 20 years and as an insolvency cashier for 6 years in the City of London.
In her spare time Kelly likes socialising with friends and family, travelling and shopping!  
Kelly has a keen interest in psychology and obtained a psychology degree back in July 2015.

Linda Elledge

Insolvency Cashier

01932 336 149
linda.elledge@turpinba.co.uk

Linda has worked as a Insolvency Cashier since October 2009. She has a background of 33 years working as a Legal Cashier in solicitor practices having qualifies as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Cashiers and Administrators.  
In her own time she has also qualified as an Associate of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. 
Linda is married and has a grown up daughter. She spends her spare time helping to look after her daughter's horse, as well as gardening and card making.

Jane Price

PA

01932 336 149
jane.price@turpinba.co.uk

Jane joined TBA (formerly Gibson Hewitt) in 2009 and is a PA to Partners Andrew Bailey and James Patchett.
When she is not working she is chauffeur to her teenage daughter, she also likes pottering in her garden and trying to keep fit.

Samantha Jackson

Executive Assistant (EA)

020 8661 7878
samantha.jackson@turpinba.co.uk 

Samantha has been at TBA since July 2015 as Executive Assistant for the Senior Partner, Martin Armstrong.

Charles Hancock

Insolvency Assistant / PA

020 8661 7878
charles.hancock@turpinba.co.uk

Charlie is a history graduate who joined the TBA admin team in July 2021 after over two years working as office manager for a private healthcare company. He also has experience in PR, politics, the historical sector, and customer service. In his spare time Charlie enjoys visiting art galleries and museums, shopping for bargains in vintage clothing shops and fairs as well as reading his way through any book he can find. He is also an avid fan of the theatre and involved in local politics.

Karen Grant

Receptionist

020 8661 7878
tba@turpinba.co.uk

Karen is the first friendly face that greets you when you call or visit tba. Karen joined the practice as a receptionist in October 2004 and has been an integral part of the team since. 
Away from work Karen enjoys gardening and sports. 

Lindsey Mackenzie

Human Resources Manager


lindsey.mackenzie@turpinba.co.uk

Joining the Practice in 1990, Lindsey manages all areas of TBA's internal human resources, in addition she works with clients providing HR services including employment contracts and attending disciplinary meetings.
Outside work Lindsey trained as an NLP Master Practitioner and Hypnotherapist, she also enjoys travelling, eating out and spending time with family and friends. 

Sarah Egerton

Office Manager


sarah.egerton@turpinba.co.uk

Our longest serving member of staff, Sarah, has been with the practice since 1984. With a wide range of responsibilities Sarah ensures that the office runs smoothly and efficiently– and if it doesn’t – she sorts it! 
A previous Akela and Brown Owl, Sarah is still involved in scouting in her spare time. She also enjoys travelling, eating out and being taken for a walk by her Border Collie. 

Denise Denne

IT Manager


denise.denne@turpinba.co.uk

Denise joined the Practice in December 1999 and is our IT Manager. Denise’s responsibilities include planning and overseeing the smooth running of the IT department. Denise also creates compliance policies, procedures and forms for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Outside work, Denise enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking, mindfulness, yoga, theatre, gardening and cooking.

David Rutter

Corporate Finance Manager

07565 426 138   /  020 8661 7878
david.rutter@turpinba.co.uk 

David joined TBA in Oct 2018 with a remit to setup a finance division having spent the last 25 years in banking, finance and credit insurance.
David brings a wealth of experience particularly in assisting business to raise finance whether through factoring / invoice discounting, stock or trade finance, hire purchase, leasing and using where appropriate, the new fintech lenders.
In today's uncertain times cash is still king and having sufficient working capital is crucial to all business.
Outside of work David is a keen Crystal Palace supporter for his sins and has spent the last 7 years driving his son around to various swimming and water polo competitions. 

Hannah McCormack

Marketing Manager

07776 597 066  /  020 8661 7878
hannah.mccormack@turpinba.co.uk 

Specialising in digital marketing Hannah deals with the whole firms marketing needs. Prior to commencing her marketing role Hannah was PA to Martin for 7 years where she gained valuable knowledge of the firm. Hannah's marketing role focuses on increasing brand awareness and the online presence of the firm. 
Hannah works part-time Monday - Thursday however she can be contacted any time by email or on her mobile 0777 659 7066.
Outside of work Hannah plays hockey for Croydon and Old Whitgiftians HC, as well as running around after her 2 children. 

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