Sarah Burge


Sarah has specialised in Recovery and Insolvency since 1997.

She has primarily worked in the Humber and Yorkshire region. Sarah’s career began at Ernst & Young and her “big four” background provides an understanding of stakeholder issues having been involved in a number of high profile assignments for major lenders.

In the last ten years, Sarah has focused on the SME market and her expertise lies in working with businesses facing financial difficulty to identify and address the fundamental issues of distress. She is proactive in generating innovative and creative solutions to help businesses survive and prosper. Sarah also has corporate finance experience including distressed M&A solutions.

Sarah qualified as a licensed insolvency practitioner in 2004 and acted as office holder on numerous formal insolvency appointments at RSM Tenon. She is the co-founder of the independent firm, Kingsbridge, which was formed in 2013 to provide insolvency and advisory services across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region.

Experience and skills

Sarah’s varied experience provides a strong commercial understanding across a variety of sectors and with complex group and overseas structures.
Her sector specialisms include:

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Food processing
  • Haulage
  • Not for profit

Sarah has acted as Supervisor of numerous successful CVAs and partnership/sole trader IVAs ensuring the recovery and survival of the business and repayments to creditors. As a Chartered Accountant, Sarah has a hands on approach to business forecasting and monitoring.

Sarah also has extensive insolvency experience of trading companies in administration and has completed a number of sales of businesses as going concerns.

Sarah has been a leading figure in undertaking an increasing number of solvent winding up and reconstruction appointments, she has extensive experience working closely with other professional advisors from optimising shareholder value in a family owned businesses to large group reconstructions.


  • Chartered Accountant
  • Licensed Insolvency Practitioner
  • Member of the Insolvency Practitioners' Association