Martin Pocock


Insolvency expert

Help for your business

Martin is a PwC trained Chartered Accountant and Insolvency Practitioner.

He has over 20 years’ experience in helping both companies and individuals with financial problems developing innovative solutions using both formal restructuring options including Administrations, Liquidations and Voluntary Arrangements, as well as informal options, to achieve a turnaround and avoid insolvency.

Track record

Martin has worked with K2 for many years on turnarounds and restructurings where over the past 15 years he has assisted over 100 SMEs to restructure and continue trading.

He has also worked on larger and listed business, for example taking over the ownership and management of an insolvent subsidiary company to allow the group to divest itself of the problem and strengthen the balance sheet of the listed company.

He has successfully acted as nominee and supervisor of a number of Company Voluntary Arrangements enabling creditors to be repaid via a dividend and the companies to restore value for shareholders, as well as acting as nominee and supervisor of over 150 Individual Voluntary Arrangements enabling individuals to avoid bankruptcy.


Martin qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) before leaving to work in Australia for BDO Stoy Hayward and then in the Corporate Lending Division of Deutsche Bank Australia.

On his return to the UK in 1988 he worked for a number of insolvency firms including Coopers & Lybrand and boutique firms Booth White, and Gibson Hewitt, before setting up his own practice in 1994.