Duff & Phelps hires new Managing Director in Birmingham office

26 March 2019 Consultancy.uk

Corporate recovery specialist Duff & Phelps has continued its 2019 recruitment spree with the appointment of a new Managing Director in its Birmingham presence. Tyrone Courtman joins a growing team of senior professionals at the firm as Duff & Phelps continues regional expansion in the Midlands.

Consulting firm Duff & Phelps is a global provider of advisory services that aims to help clients protect, restore and maintain the value of their company; as such, the firm is often called upon to perform corporate rescue work. While the consulting firm is also responding to rising demand in its compliance offering, restructuring work takes up the lion’s share of the headlines concerning Duff & Phelps, particularly as the number of insolvencies in the UK has exploded since 2016. 

In that context, the firm has worked to bolster its team of experts significantly at the start of 2019. Earlier in the year, it hired Andy Murray as a new Managing Director for its compliance and regulatory practice. Close to that, the firm also appointed Ben Collett as a new Managing Director in its restructuring practice.

Duff & Phelps hires new Managing Director in Birmingham office

Now Duff & Phelps has continued its hiring campaign with the arrival of Tyrone Courtman, who will now focus on restructuring advisory services for corporate clients based in the East Midlands. Courtman takes up the position of Managing Director at the firm’s Birmingham office. He brings to the role over 25 years of experience advising lenders, corporates, distressed investors and individuals in complex financial restructuring and recovery situations.

Joining Duff & Phelps from PKF Cooper Parry, Courtman was most recently engaged as Lead Partner of the firm’s business restructuring, recovery and insolvency services practice. A Chartered Accountant, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, Courtman also spent four years with Big Four firm PwC earlier in his career. There he reached the position of Manager, before moving on in 1994.

Matt Ingram, Managing Director, Duff & Phelps, stated, “I am pleased to welcome Tyrone to the team based here in Birmingham. His experience and detailed knowledge of the East Midlands will be a significant asset to Duff & Phelps and our clients. Tyrone is the second senior addition to our regional restructuring team this year, continuing the momentum of our growing practice.”

Commenting on his new role, Courtman said, “I am absolutely delighted to be a part of the fast growing, dynamic and entrepreneurial team at Duff & Phelps. I have known the firm and its people for a number of years and have seen the business grow into a market leader in the restructuring and insolvency space. I look forward to contributing to the continuing development of the practice and the firm.”


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