Meet The SPKFS Team



Insolvency Service in Liverpool
Stuart-Kelly-Insolvency Practioners Liverpool

Stuart Kelly

Managing Director

Stuart is a qualified accountant, licensed insolvency practitioner and leads the SPK practice. Having spent some fifteen years working for global accountancy practices Deloitte & Touche and Ernst & Young, Stuart possesses a wealth of experience and expertise to assist both businesses and individuals alike through their financial difficulties. In his spare time, he is to be found spending time with his young family or at Goodison Park watching his beloved Everton …….. Although he’s not sure which of the two is more stressful.

John-Paul Lander Insolvency Practioners Liverpool

John-Paul Lander

Insolvency Manager

John-Paul (his Father loved the Beatles) has been working in insolvency for over ten years. He has expert experience in dealing with all types of insolvency with a specialist focus on our corporate clients. He is a qualified AAT accountant with a formidable eye for detail when seeking out the best available solutions for clients.

Philip Kelly

Phil Kelly

Non-Executive Chairman

Phil is a qualified accountant with over thirty-five years of accounting experience. As the former Treasurer of Liverpool City Council, Phil has been instrumental in advising both local and central Government on matters of UK financial policy. He now acts as expert advisor to SPK Financial Solutions to ensure the best possible outcome for its clients.

Victoria Kelly

Victoria Kelly

Business Development Manager

Victoria has spent the majority of her career employed at Ernst & Young in Liverpool specialising in business development and office management.  She has now transferred those skills to lead SPK business development and to assist our clients achieve a maximisation of operational and facilities improvement.

Sally Marshall

Sally Marshall

Insolvency Administrator

Sally has a wealth of experience in both the retail banking sector and in being a successful entrepreneur. Having walked in the shoes of many company directors by running two excellent businesses herself, she is all too aware of the stressful challenges that come with running a business. Sally is therefore perfectly placed to offer the advice you need to help find the ideal solutions for your business.

Case Administrator at SPK

Brendan Monaghan

Insolvency Administrator

Not only has Brendan accomplished a 1st class honours degree in Accounting and Finance at Liverpool John Moores University, he was also awarded the ICAEW Graduate Certificate for outstanding performance. Brendan has joined SPK to be fully supported in finishing his training to qualify both as a Chartered Accountant and an Insolvency Practitioner.

Brendan has phenomenal numerical skills, attention to detail and investigative initiative that have proven to be a key asset with our forensic work. In his spare time, Brendan enjoys being a family man ……..and watching the mighty Liverpool FC (To the total dismay of Stuart!).


Michelle Guy

Insolvency Administrator

Michelle is the latest Insolvency Administrator to join SPK, joining us from BDO. Michelle is an Accounting & Finance graduate as well as holding a Masters in Law. In addition, Michelle is currently studying for her ICAEW Certificate in Insolvency to add to her string of qualifications. Outside of work Michelle has a keen interest in music and enjoys learning and playing a variety of instruments including the clarinet, piano, and the tuba!