Aidan Birkett

Independent Director

Aidan joined the board of Doncasters in 2012, following his appointment as non-executive director of Dubai International Capital. After five years as Managing Partner of Deloitte UK’s corporate finance practice, Aidan assumed the role of Chief Restructuring Officer of Dubai World and led the conglomerate to a successful restructuring of its $40 billion debt facilities in late 2010. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2001, Aidan led the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Global Business Recovery practice. Throughout his career, Aidan has concentrated on providing services to businesses and stakeholders on M&A advisory, transactions support, reorganizations and restructurings. In addition to serving on the Board of DIC’s Portfolio company Doncasters, Aidan is a chartered accountant and Board Member of Dubai Group and Senior Independent Director of The Cooperative Bank plc.