Leadership Team

Partners

Graeme Allan

Graeme is the AAB Group’s Managing Partner as well as a tax partner in the Corporate Tax and Transactions Team.…

Gill Pryde

Gill is a Partner and is Head of Tax at AAB. She helps corporate clients and their entrepreneurial owners with…

John Black

John is a Partner and Head of Audit at AAB, with responsibility for our external statutory, internal and joint venture…

Neil Dinnes

Neil is a Partner and Head of Corporate and International Tax. He advises corporate clients on a wide range of…

James Pirrie

Jim is a Partner within the firm’s audit and accounting department and acts for clients ranging from local owner managed…

Douglas Martin

Douglas is a Partner and Head of Corporate Finance at AAB and has significant Mergers & Acquisitions (“M&A”) experience having…

Derek Mair

Derek is a partner within the firm’s audit department and advises clients from local owner managed corporates, to internationally owned…

Gordon Steele

Gordon is a Partner within the firm's Corporate Finance division primarily acts as a lead advisor in Corporate Finance deals.…

Derek Gemmell

Derek is a partner within the tax department and heads up the Expertise to Entrepreneurs team; E2. In line with…

Chris Masson

Chris is a Partner in the firm’s audit department where he has responsibility for the provision of audit services to…

Derek Mitchell

Derek is Head of Private Client Tax at AAB. He advises on tax planning and compliance matters for owner-managed businesses,…

Steve Mitchell

Steve is a partner and heads up the firm’s outsourcing and accounting services team. In line with the AAB Plus…

Brian McMurray

Brian is a Partner within the Corporate Finance team at AAB has significant experience in all areas of Corporate Finance…

Steven Fraser

Steven leads AAB’s fast growing Payroll & Employment Taxes Team that delivers a number of ‘Employer’ focused services including Payroll,…

Kevin Meaney

Kevin joined the firm in October 2017 to establish and grow the firm’s new Edinburgh office. He is a Partner…

Lyn Calder

  Lyn is a Partner in Corporate Finance, advising clients across the Central Belt of Scotland and beyond.  Lyn has…

Fraser Porter

As CEO of AAB Wealth, Fraser is responsible for leading our wealth management business.  Fraser joined the firm in June…

Alan Paterson

Chief Operations Officer Alan is the firm’s Chief Operations Officer responsible for practice management, internal finance and administration support, as…

Karen Stewart

Chief Human Resources Officer Karen joined the firm in 1991 as a newly qualified Chartered Accountant. She developed her role in audit…

Directors

Ian McPherson

Ian is responsible for the provision of audit and outsourced accounting services to a range of industries, specialising in the…

Neil Dempsey

Neil is a Director and Head of Restructuring, and has significant experience in advising business owners and creditors on the…

Alistair Duncan

Alistair is a Director and Head of AAB’s Indirect Tax Practice. He advises clients, ranging from individuals to multi-nationals on…

Gary Johnstone

Gary is a Director within the firms Payroll and Employment Taxes Team. He supports and coordinates the delivery of a…

Helen Brown

Helen is a Director in the Tax Department. Helen has significant experience in international tax including corporate tax and employment…

Callum Gray

Callum is a Director within the Corporate Finance team where he acts as an Advisor in all areas of Corporate…

Alasdair Green

Alasdair is a Director and is Head of E&P Strategy.  He leads the AAB upstream oil & gas strategy, and…

David Purse

Director David is a London based Director within the firms Payroll and Employment Taxes Team. David is responsible for overseeing…

Case Studies

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Background The UK subsidiaries of a global weather forecasting and decision ...

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Background Company with an overseas parent, which provides sales, rental and ...

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Background A UK energy company requiring tax compliance advice for their ...

Oil & Gas - E&P: Case Study 3

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Background A legal firm disposing of their business requiring Corporate Finance ...

Professional Services: Case Study 2

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Background A professional services LLP weighing the benefits of transferring their ...

Professional Services: Case Study 1

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Background Specialist lender and savings bank offering products to SME’s, homeowners ...

Financial Services: Case Study 1

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Background We were approached by an established E&P operator with assets ...

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Background UK Motor retail group operating a nationwide chain of franchised ...

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Background A local headquartered business providing building and facilities maintenance and ...

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Background A local corporate property developer was approached to sell a ...

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Background AAB were engaged in early 2011 to assist a trust ...

Public Sector: Case Study 1

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Background Preparation of detailed financial projections for a housing association in ...

Housing Associations: Case Study 1

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Background The Corporate Finance team supported an existing client of the ...

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Background A family led estate with a traditional mix of forestry ...

Rural: Case Study 1

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Background A new charity requiring support after a period of change ...

Charities: Case Study 2

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Background An existing charity client going through a transition period after ...

Charities: Case Study 1

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Background One of the world’s largest window covering companies based in ...

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