Andrew Childe is an independent director specialising in providing independent board level governance and dispute resolution advice to a limited number of companies, partnerships, trusts and other financial structures. Andrew also takes liquidation appointments over both solvent and insolvent entities, and is qualified to act as a Court appointed liquidator in the Cayman Islands.
Formerly a senior manager at one of the ‘Big Four’ advisory and accounting firms, Andrew moved to the Cayman Islands in 2009 and managed the day to day operations of the restructuring department.
Prior to moving to the Cayman Islands, Andrew worked in the restructuring and corporate finance market in the UK, training with PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was involved in a number of large retail and banking restructuring engagements.
Andrew has substantial experience in dealing with a wide range of assets and with managing complex cross border litigation. He has in depth knowledge of litigation claims, secondary markets, performing and non-performing loans, traded and non-traded equities, asset backed lending, real estate sale and management, derivatives and debt instruments, private equity investments, structured finance products together with a number of other esoteric assets. This experience gives him the knowledge and skills to advise on a wide range of investment strategies and has allowed him to build an extensive network of trusted advisors and legal counsel in multiple jurisdictions.
Andrew currently sits as a board member on a variety of investment companies in Cayman, the US, British Virgin Islands, the Channel Islands and West Africa.
Andrew is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, CISPA, the American Bankruptcy Institute INSOL International, and is the former Secretary of the Restructuring and Insolvency Specialists Association in the Cayman Islands.
Andrew is a qualified Court appointed liquidator in the Cayman Islands and a Certified Director, accredited in the same capacity by ICSA Canada. He is a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association, the Cayman Islands Compliance Association and is a registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority as an Approved Director.