Greg Whitehead - Director
Greg is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals (R3). He has over 30 years standing in his specialist field.
Greg began his career from Gosforth High School at local accountants Ryecroft Glenton.
He moved to KPMG in 1990 and was introduced to Insolvency work.
In 1995 he joined Deloitte, progressing to senior management. His work, across the UK, was focused on independent business reviews and monitoring assignments for Banks and managing formal insolvency cases, including significant trading cases.
In 2004 Greg formed Northpoint to focus his work on North East SME businesses.Greg's Linked In profile
Mobile: 07900 241 464
Linda Farish - Consultant
Linda is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner working with owner managed businesses in distress situations.
She has worked in the insolvency sector for 25 plus years, initially with a Big 4 firm and then local practices.
Whilst the turnaround of a business is her priority, when this is not possible she advises on the best insolvency solution.
Linda is past North East Chair for R3, a trade body representing turnaround experts and insolvency practitioners and served on R3’s Council and Small Practitioner Group.Linda's Linked In profile
Mobile: 07308 662 252
Beverly Harrison - Case Manager
Beverley joined Northpoint in 2022. She has worked in Insolvency for over 30 years. Beverley’s main role is managing the efficient progress of all aspects of formal insolvency appointments.
Tel: 0191 280 4127
Emily Mitchell - Case Manager
Emily is a Qualified Insolvency Practitioner passing her JIEB exams in 2014. She began her career in insolvency after leaving Loughborough University where she studied Economics.
She has 12 years’ experience in the sector including time as an appointment taking Insolvency Practitioner before going to work in industry for the last 6 years.
Emily is currently studying towards her AAT qualifications.
Tel: 0191 280 4131
Elliot Thompson - Case Administrator
Elliot joined us from a Yorkshire insolvency practice having started there from Leeds University. He has started his insolvency exams.
Tel: 0191 280 4125
Rita Escott - Cashier and Office Administration
Rita began her career in Estate Agency administration before a senior PA role for Venture Capitalist 3i plc in the 90s.
After a break to raise children she returned to work with a national insolvency firm setting up in Newcastle. After 8 years Rita joined Northpoint in 2015 as Cashier as well as office administration.
Tel: 0191 280 4128