Chris Knott is a Chartered Certified Accountant and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner and has over 12 years of experience in the industry.
His introduction to the industry came about after applying for two weeks unpaid work experience, which resulted in him being offered a permanent position as a Trainee Administrator in 2009. Over the next 6 years Chris worked his way up through the firm, taking his first formal insolvency appointment as an officeholder in 2015. He joined Begbies Traynor in 2021 to help grow the ‘north’ Midlands presence.
Chris is experienced in all case types, both corporate and personal, specialising in advising owner-managed businesses. He also has a keen interest in companies within the energy sector. He predominantly focuses on the Staffordshire and Cheshire areas but continues to look to expand his growing network of contacts in all surrounding areas.
In 2015 he was instrumental in the rescue of a zoological park and in 2020 was appointed liquidator to an energy supplier.
Chris is actively involved in supporting the local community, being part of numerous charity events and was chair of a young networking organisation at Staffordshire Chambers. He is also a member of the Staffordshire Chambers Council.