Michelle Butler


Michelle is a partner of The Compliance Alliance, which provides compliance reviews, support services, document packs and webinars to insolvency practitioners. Her blog, Insolvency Oracle, has become renowned for its practical and critical analyses of regulatory developments affecting IPs.

Michelle spent 15 years working in insolvency practices and then seven years in the Insolvency Practitioners Association, first as Regulation Manager and then as Head of Regulatory Standards and Monitoring. She became an independent consultant in 2013 and a founding member of Resources for IPs LLP t/a The Compliance Alliance in 2015.

Michelle speaks regularly at R3 events including the R3 SPG Forum and Technical Reviews. She joined the R3 SPG Committee in 2013 and the R3 General Technical Committee in 2016.


Outside of work, Michelle's desire for unusual photo opportunities has led her to chase tornadoes, to fly over an erupting volcano and on many safaris and rainforest trips.