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.

This expertise means that Derek is a valuable Director on the AAB Wealth Board, ensuring the successful delivery of an integrated financial and tax planning service.

  • 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.”