Neil is a Partner in BDO's Halifax office with over fifteen years of insolvency and restructuring service experience working on behalf of both lenders and debtors. His formal restructuring experience includes proposals, receiverships, and bankruptcies under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA), and plans of arrangement under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). Informal restructuring services include financial and operational business reviews, financial budgeting advisory, cash flow monitoring, deal structuring, and execution. Neil's industry experience includes manufacturing, construction, forestry, shipping and transport, education, retail, real estate, public sector, airports and aviation, and public sector, among others. Neil obtained his license as a Trustee in Bankruptcy in 2012.
Neil also has experience in Infrastructure and Capital Projects advisory services including infrastructure procurement advisory, long-term strategic infrastructure planning, and feasibility studies for infrastructure investment and capital expansion.
Prior to focusing on corporate advisory services, Neil gained five years of experience in audit and assurance services, obtaining the designation of Chartered Accountant in 2004. Neil provided financial statement audit and assurance services to the aerospace, energy, and shipping industries.
Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA, CA) (2004)
Member, Chartered Insolvency & Restructuring Professional (CIRP) (2011)
Licensed Trustee in Bankruptcy (LIT) (2012)
Professional designations and education
Bachelor of Business Administration, Saint Francis Xavier University (2001)