The Lord Chancellor in consultation with the Chancellor of the High Court (on behalf of the Lord Chief Justice) has appointed Alison Curry as accountant member of the Insolvency Rules Committee (IRC). The new term will run from 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2024.
IRC is an expert body that advises on proposed new and amendments to insolvency rules that underpin the wider insolvency legislative framework; their advice and recommendations are provided to the Lord Chancellor.
IRC members are from the legal and accountancy professions and will have many years of operational experience in dealing with insolvency matters. They provide their services on a voluntary and unremunerated basis.
Appointments and re-appointments are regulated by the Commissioner for Public Appointments and, have been made in line with the Governance Code on Public Appointments.
Alison is Director at Insolvency Support Services Ltd and a licensed insolvency practitioner. She provides risk management and regulatory compliance consultancy services to insolvency professionals practicing in England & Wales and Scotland.
She is a member of R3’s National Council, a participant in the LexisNexis panel of insolvency experts and has extensive experience in drafting regulatory guidance, project management and delivery, and the implementation of organisational change.
Alison is an accomplished trainer and public speaker on insolvency issues.