Head of Restructuring & Debt Advisory Principal Partner
French Duncan LLP
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Eileen is a practising IP, JIEB qualified with almost 30 years’ experience in Restructuring and Insolvency and a chartered accountant.
Based in Edinburgh, she heads up French Duncan’s Restructuring & Debt Advisory practice and specialises in advising owner managed businesses, corporate and personal. She sits on French Duncan’s Management Board and is involved in the strategic development of her firm involving the increased use of digital platforms and smarter working practices.
Her experience ranges from multi location retail insolvencies to complex personal cases including appointments over insolvent solicitors’ practices. Included in recent cases is the Administration of a company providing specialist security systems in the Middle East and the winding up of a company providing innovative, patent-protected water treatment technology to the tertiary/polishing water treatment and reuse market.
She is chair of R3’s Scottish Technical Committee and also sits on R3’s Council and Policy Committee. She represents ICAS on JIEB and sits on the ICAS Authorisation Committee.
Eileen has been heavily involved in Scottish Insolvency matters over a number of years and has engaged with the Scottish Government and the Accountant in Bankruptcy on behalf of R3. Recently she has been involved in the working party set up to consider the modernisation of Scottish Insolvency Rules.
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