Trevor Binyon

Partner - Executive

About Trevor Binyon

Trevor is one of the five founder Partners of Opus and an insolvency practitioner with over 30 years corporate restructuring & insolvency experience. Prior to founding Opus, Trevor was at RSM Tenon, in a Director role for over 11 years where he was primarily advising Banks on underperforming SME businesses and property companies. This also extends to providing advice in the ABL (asset-based lending – ABFA) sector, given his experience in that arena which has been built up over 20 years+.

Trevor has specific expertise in problem solving for under-performing businesses, bearing in mind not all distressed situations are best served through the mechanics of formal Insolvency. Trevor has regularly been instructed by a varied number of secured lenders to resolve both management and financial under performance and to set restructuring targets to improve financial performance. As Trevor operates in the SME sector, he has been involved with most sectors, however he has developed particular specialisms in AIM listed restructurings, the care home sector, development/property construction projects, retail, leisure/hotel, and public interest cases. Other appointments have included car manufacturing, recruitment, wine investment fraud vehicles and property investment fraud investigations.

Trev is married with 4 grown up children who keep him very busy. Trev’s a keen cyclist and is often seen in the lanes of Hertfordshire on his road bike.  These days Trev’s running has turned more into a leisurely jog, and Trent Park, North London is a favourite route. He is an avid watcher of sport including Man United, Saracens and F1. The Psychology of owner managers and the makeup of their DNA continues to be a fascination and drives Trev’s passion for business.


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