Derek Mitchell

Derek Mitchell

Managing Partner – Aberdeen and Head of Business Advisory Group


Business Advisory Services


Construction & Property, Professional Services

As Managing Partner, Derek is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all divisions in the AAB Aberdeen office, ensuring all activities reflect the wider strategic goals and objectives of AAB whilst meeting client needs.

Derek also leads the firm’s Business Advisory Group, where his role is to help family-owned businesses grow and to protect the things that really matter, by delivering tax, structuring and other advice which is tailored, commercial and pragmatic.

Areas of Expertise: Professional Practice, Partnerships & LLPs, Family Business Tax & Succession Planning, Business Restructure & Incorporation, Property Tax, Estate Planning.

Work Highlight: The opportunity every day to work with exceptional people who share the passion for client service, making a difference, and continuously improving what we do. I never take this for granted.

Best piece of advice ever received: Culture is what drives success in any business; “Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast.”