Meet the Phoenix Team

Noel Baden-Thomas

Managing Partner

  • Founded Phoenix in 2009
  • Has advised on over 75 transactions with a cumulative value of in excess of £475M since founding the business
  • Transactions include foster care, mental health, learning disability, supported living, SEN schools, children’s residential, live in and domiciliary care
  • Over 25 years experience of owning, managing, buying and selling health & social care agencies
07548 906339

Amrik Gill


  • Joined Phoenix in 2012
  • Transactions include high acuity complex care, case management, dental, day nursery and independent schools
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Owned and managed a social care agency
07730 202857

Jayne McCarthy


  • Joined Phoenix in 2015
  • Transactions include foster care, children’s residential services, children’s care & education services and independent schools
  • Prior to joining Phoenix, Jayne was a senior corporate lawyer advising clients on corporate transactions, mainly in the health, social care and education sector
07739 761544

Penny Reynolds


  • Joined Phoenix in 2018
  • Manages the finance function at Phoenix BSC Ltd
  • Previously worked as Finance Manager for an independent fostering agency
  • Professional Diploma in Accounting
07933 527454

Simone Lautman


  • Joined Phoenix in 2015
  • Focuses on business development and sector research
  • Prior to joining Phoenix, Simone worked in the state and independent education sector as a Special Needs Assistant Teacher
07885 978232