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  • BDO in the British Virgin Islands Expands its Insolvency & Restructuring Practice

BDO in the British Virgin Islands Expands its Insolvency & Restructuring Practice

16 December 2019

Ryan Geluk, Managing Director |

BDO in the British Virgin Islands is pleased to announce that John N. Greenwood has joined the Firm as a Director and Head of Insolvency & Restructuring to strengthen its insolvency and restructuring, fraud and asset recovery services.

John has more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer specialising in banking and finance, insolvency, restructuring, fraud investigation and asset tracing, of which 20 years has been spent offshore in the British Virgin Islands, Cayman, Bermuda and Jersey.

“John’s extensive experience and versatility in insolvency, restructuring, fraud investigations, asset recovery and investigations makes him a highly-valuable addition to our practice,” says Ron Potter, Managing Director of BDO in the British Virgin Islands.  “With his 30+ year career as a well-respected practitioner, John is a professional who fits our strategy of providing our clients with an exceptional client experience and will help to contribute to our success.”


Greenwood added: “It is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the BDO global network.  Having been involved in the industry for so long, I greatly appreciate BDO’s long-standing reputation for client service, depth of professional resources and strong International reach – all of which will allow me to better serve our clients with high-quality, professional services and help us service large, complex, multi-jurisdictional assignments across target areas such as Asia, Eastern Europe, Russia and Latin America.”

In addition to being a licensed insolvency practitioner, John is also a lawyer qualified in England and Wales, British Virgin Islands, Anguilla, Ireland and Bermuda. He is qualified as a TEP (trust and estates practitioner), a qualification he has used to successfully challenge transfers of assets into trust structures.

During his long career, he has taken several appointments as Chief Restructuring Officer to distressed hedge and private equity funds.

If you wish to contact John to help with your needs, he can be reached at BDO at
Email: [email protected]
Direct: +1 284 852 6227
Cell: +1 284 547 1141 / +44 794 969 9710

About BDO Limited in the British Virgin Islands

BDO Limited, a member firm of BDO International, is a leading professional services firm in the British Virgin Islands.  With 4 directors and 20 professional staff, BDO provide audit & assurance, accounting, business solutions, advisory, technology and insolvency & restructuring services to clients in the British Virgin Islands and internationally.  Their highly experienced and well-credentialled professionals leverages the global industry and professional knowledge of the BDO international network providing rapid, strategic services and advice to assist their clients.

About BDO Global

BDO is the brand name for the BDO network and for each of the BDO member firms.  The fee income of the member firms in the BDO network, including the members of their exclusive alliances, was US$9.6 billion in 2019. These public accounting, tax and advisory firms provide professional services in 167 countries through 1,809 office with 88,000+ professionals world-wide readily embracing future-oriented technology, transforming BDO’s client service approach by applying skills and insights with a digital mindset.