The Insolvency Practitioners Association (IPA) has officially confirmed Edward Bible will assume the group’s presidency.
Bible – who replaces Patrick Brazzill – heads up the insolvency team at Brethertons LLP and is a solicitor and licensed insolvency practitioner.
FRP Advisory’s Charles Turner – who chairs the IPA’s Personal Insolvency Committee – was also confirmed as vice president at the regulator’s AGM.
Turner is head of the firm’s personal insolvency and advisory division.
Bible said: “The next year promises to be a busy one in terms of the issues facing the insolvency profession.
“My aim during the coming twelve months is to help the IPA to maintain and enhance standards, control risk and communicate effectively with creditors and the public in order to increase public confidence in the insolvency profession.”
Meanwhile, Mark Fry, national head of Begbies Traynor Group’s restructuring and insolvency division, has been appointed deputy vice-president.
His high-profile cases include Alphasteel, Southampton Football Club and Silverjet Airways.