IPA appoints Carrie James as new Vice President


The Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA), the membership body and regulator for those specialising in insolvency, has appointed Lloyd Hinton as its new president and Carrie James as new vice president for the coming year. 

Hinton takes office with immediate effect and serves as chair of its board of directors for the next twelve months. He said: “I look forward to working with the secretariat, the board and the various committees, to effectively represent the membership over the next twelve months.

Carrie James, who was previously deputy vice president of the IPA, has been been promoted to the role of vice president with immediate effect. She is the owner and director of insolvency firm Benedict Mackenzie.

Carrie has over 20 years' experience, having worked in both corporate and personal insolvency, for both large and small practices. Benedict Mackenzie have a proven track record of identifying the needs of businesses and individuals with financial difficulties and offering tailor made solutions. Each case we take on is director-led in order to ensure that our clients always receive the highest level of professional advice, skills and experience. 

“One of my main objectives during my presidential year will be to encourage others to engage with the IPA, as I have found it beneficial to my career, personally rewarding and it has helped me understand how the IPA provides world class regulation in complex and evolving sector.”

Hellard has been a member of the IPA since 1991 and is now a fellow of the association and a serving member of counsel.

Source: Credit Strategy