Stephen Boale is a member of the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (“CAIRP”), a licenced Trustee in Bankruptcy and a Certified General Accountant. Prior to forming Boale, Wood & Company Ltd., Stephen spent ten years practicing exclusively in insolvency matters with a big four chartered accountancy firm, and was previously an Official Receiver with the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy.
Stephen has extensive experience in both personal and corporate insolvency proceedings. Stephen has been involved in large personal restructurings as well as a variety of corporate matters. He has worked for secured lenders performing viability assessments, monitoring engagements and administering formal receiverships and agency appointments and has worked with debtors in financial difficulty. Stephen has been involved in a wide variety of mandates including, formal insolvency proceedings, advisor to lenders, corporate debtors and other stakeholders with respect to financial and viability assessments, security reviews, debt restructuring and financial investigations.
He is the immediate Past President of the British Columbia Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (BCAIRP) and a member of the Vancouver Insolvency Discussion Group. He has also sat on the Oral Board of Examiners for those wishing to obtain their Trustees licence.