Allan Kelly#2431

Allan Kelly

Chartered Accountant and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, RSM
Allan is a partner in RSM. He trained and qualified at Ernest & Young spending 9 years with their corporate recovery department prior to joining a leading north based regional independent firm of chartered accountants in 2000. Allan was made a corporate finance partner in 2002, aged 29, before returning to restructuring in 2006.

Allan has over 20 years’ experience working with mid-market and owner managed business with a focus over the last 10 years on those experiencing challenge and or/distress.

Allan specialises in pre-insolvency advisory and has gained extensive experience in advising a company’ management and stakeholders such as banks, asset based lenders and private equity houses during restructuring and turnaround situations.

These situations typically include business and cash flow reviews, stragety and option reviews, management and stakeholder support, stragety and turnaround planning, cashflow management, financial forecasting, refinancing, mergers & acquisitions and interim leadership.

Allan has held direct company side interim roles as chief financial/restructuring officer during the turnaround phase giving him direct situational experience.

Allan is currently R3 Chairman for the North East and Vice Chairman of the Institute for Turnaround North.
Contributed to


A guide to independent business reviews
A guide to independent business reviews
Practice notes

This Practice Note, produced in partnership with Allan Kelly of RSM UK Group LLP, looks at independent business reviews (IBRs) and considers their purpose, when an IBR may be requested, the content of an IBR, common outcomes of IBRs and key issues which arise during the IBR process.

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