Sam Woodward

Sam is a an EY Restructuring Partner and leads the National Markets Strategy and Transactions practice.

With a wide-ranging experience in advising corporate clients, debt providers and financial sponsors, his knowledge includes advisory restructuring, M&A acceleration and formal insolvency assignments — ranging from privately-owned businesses to multinational public limited companies.

Experienced across multiple sectors, including retail, real estate, construction, recruitment and health care, he is a Chartered Accountant as well as a qualified insolvency practitioner.

In 2007, Sam spent 10 months on secondment with the business-to-business financial services unit of an American multinational conglomerate.

Based in Manchester, he holds a BA in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield.