Staff Profiles

Andrew Nichols


Andrew is the founder of Redman Nichols Butler and is a nationally recognised expert in insolvency, turnaround and corporate recovery work.  He is a licensed insolvency practitioner, a chartered accountant and a certified accountant, a member of The Insolvency Practitioners’ Association, R3 and The Association of Non-Administrative Receivers.  He is also a member of The Institute of Credit Management and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Andrew deals with all aspects of turnaround, corporate recovery and insolvency work and has in recent years specialised in advising owner-managed businesses in most industry sectors.

Away from the office, Andrew is a busy taxi service for his two children
and likes to spend as much time as he can in his garden.


Andrew can be contacted directly on 01377 257788 or by email.

John Butler


John trained with two national practices and is a chartered accountant and a licensed insolvency practitioner.  He became a partner with Redman Nichols Butler in December 2008.

John has several years of insolvency and turnaround experience and advises a variety of owner-managed businesses.

Educated at Hymers College in Hull, he graduated from Nottingham University with a degree in economics.

When he is not training for triathlons, John takes an active interest in his family farming business.


John can be contacted directly on 01904 520116 or by email.

Stephanie Coulter


Stephanie joined Redman Nichols Butler in 2000 and swiftly progressed to become an expert in personal and corporate insolvency, passing her Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency (CPI) in June 2003.

She manages a large portfolio of insolvency cases from various industry sectors including retailing, manufacturing and the motor trade, as well as a substantial number of personal insolvency cases. She heads up our personal insolvency team and has extensive experience in dealing with individuals facing financial difficulties.


Stephanie can be contacted directly on 01904 520116 or by email.

Mary Thomas


Prior to joining Redman Nichols Butler in 2003, Mary was responsible for 15 years for the accounting function within a large PLC in the south of England.

Mary is head of the firm’s control and compliance department along with dealing with our business banking and making sure cases are closed in a timely manner.

Mary and her partner Howard are renovating a house in Cottingham at the moment, but being a Hull FC season ticket holder she drops her paintbrush and goes to as many matches as she can.


Mary can be contacted directly on 01377 257788 or by email.

Katy Kalesnikovs


Katy has a degree in sports and adventure management and has recently passed her AAT level 2 exam.  Katy worked in a management role in retail before joining Redman Nichols Butler.  Katy deals with all our creditor claims and payment of dividends along with lots of other duties we throw at her.

Being young free and single, we don’t enquire too much about her weekend’s activities!


Katy can be contacted directly on 01377 257788 or by email.

Belinda McCormick


Belinda joins us from a successful restaurant business for which she was the manager.  Belinda is responsible for the cashiering and banking side of our business, along with the control and compliance function.

Away from the office, and being a ‘golf widow’ in the summer months, Belinda likes to keep fit by going to the gym as often as she can.


Belinda can be reached on 01724 230060 or by email

Ann Banks

annAnn has joined us from the Official Receiver’s office in Hull where she gained many years’ experience in all types of insolvency procedures.

Ann is an avid Hull City Supporter and season ticket holder.  Her mood on a Monday depends on their performance at the weekend!


Ann can be reached on 01377 257788 or by email


Charlotte Hutchinson

Charlotte joined Redman Nichols Butler in 2020 following completion of her degree with the University of Leeds, to which she received a first class hons in Theatre and Performance. Charlotte assists with the administration of insolvent liquidations and has just taken part in an introduction to insolvency course to further progress her knowledge of insolvency procedures.

On the weekend, Charlotte is an avid runner and loves to keep fit. She also has a unique sense of style and provides top fashion advice for the office!! 


Charlotte can be reached on 01472 453296 or by email

Jessica Taylor 

Jessica joined us in 2019 moving on from a background of working with animals. Jessica assists with the solvent liquidations and has taken part in the introduction to insolvency course along with Charlotte to broaden her knowledge on the different insolvency procedures.

In her spare time, Jessica likes to keep fit by going for long dog walks, which normally ends in finding a pub!


Jessica can be reached on 01482 908191 or by email