Matthew Tait, Partner

I am a Business Restructuring (BR) Partner based in London and Gatwick with significant experience of high profile and sensitive engagements. I have developed knowledge across a number of regulated sectors including Education, Charities, Shipping and Healthcare, working with diverse stakeholders with differing objectives to deliver both solvent and insolvent restructurings.

I jointly lead BR’s Government & Not for Profit (G&NfP) team with Tim Betts coordinating the delivery of multiple skills sets to meet your needs. These include restructuring (solvent and insolvent), financial and operational review, improvement & turnaround, board and stakeholder engagement & communication and contingency & implementation planning, with access to other services across the BDO network to deliver an exceptional service to you.

  • Appointed on the application of the Secretary of State for Education the first-ever Joint Education Administrator of a Further Education College (Hadlow College) under the Technical & Further Education Act 2017.
  • Joint Administrator of Bell Pottinger LLP, successfully implementing an innovative creditor focused value preservation strategy in the glare of the media spotlight.
  • Joint Administrator of Healthcare Environmental Services Ltd, an NHS/NHSS medical waste disposal contractor subject to significant regulatory and political scrutiny.