Press release

12 Oct 2020

EY announce Stuart Gardner’s promotion to Associate Partner

EY reinforces its commitment to nurturing talent with the promotion of Stuart Gardner to Strategy and Transactions Associate Partner in the Channel Islands.

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Director, Financial Services Marketing and Business Development, Ernst & Young LLP

Channel Islands Head of Marketing and Business Development. Strategic communicator. Relationship builder. Workplace diversity and equality advocate and cheerleader. Wife and mother of two wild boys.

Stuart is a UK Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is a graduate of Oxford University and gained his professional qualifications in London before moving to the Channel Islands in 2005 and joining EY in 2015.

Stuart has a depth of experience in formal and non-formal, solvent and insolvent turnaround and restructuring, both offshore and onshore. He has undertaken many restructurings of Channel Islands companies and vehicles across multiple sectors, securing positive outcomes for investors and creditors.

Stuart said: “I am proud to be promoted to Associate Partner within the Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy team at EY. Our firm has an established track-record of helping organisations with disruption and I look forward to building on that legacy here in the Channel Islands. In my work, I will continue to support and guide our clients, their stakeholders and advisors, to preserve and recover value in solvent, stressed and distressed circumstances.”

The Channel Islands based team is a part of EY’s UK and Ireland Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy services within the Strategy and Transactions practice. From its Channel Islands’ base EY is able to leverage the full suite of the firm’s services and global knowledge, skills and experience.

Alan Hudson, EY UK&I Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy Leader said: “Stuart's promotion is a fantastic achievement and signals the continued growth and investment in top talent within our Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy practice. I know he will bring a depth of knowledge and valuable experience to our clients.

“By strengthening our team, we can enhance our ability to provide comprehensive and trusted advice to help solve clients’ most complex problems, often at critical moments when they need it most.”

Andrew Dann, EY’s Channel Islands Managing Partner, said: “Congratulations to Stuart on this much deserved promotion. Since joining EY, he has made a valuable contribution to the firm’s continued growth and success in Strategy and Transactions service offerings. Clients, now more than ever before, need trusted advisors that can offer recommendations underpinned by cutting-edge technology, to develop and support the execution of their strategies. Stuart and his team provide our clients with unparalleled insights and capabilities.”   

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