Baker Tilly in Scotland has appointed Tom Faichnie as Corporate Finance Partner and Ian McDonald as Associate Director to its Corporate Finance team. The two are set to strengthen the last year established Aberdeen team and realise client demand in the North East of Scotland.
Tom Faichnie joins Baker Tilly from Campbell Dallas, a firm he joined in 2010 as a Partner, providing corporate finance advice and setting up the Aberdeen office. Between 2006 and 2010, he worked for Barclays Bank, first as Director of Leveraged Finance in Oil & Gas and later as Director of Business Development in Oil & Gas. Prior to this, he fulfilled the role of Corporate Finance Director at Deloitte, between 1997 and 2006, and as Asset Manager at KPMG, from 1992 to 1997.
Faichnie holds a Bachelor degree in Accountancy from the University of Glasgow.
Ian McDonald started his career in 2007 as an Analyst at the Bank of Scotland, working in the European Joint Ventures division. In 2008 he joined Barclays Corporate as a Relationship Support Manager, before joining Clydesdale Bank in 2010 as an Invoice Finance Partner. Between 2011 and 2013, the acted as Associate Director for Adam & Company and from 2013 to 2015 as Assistant Director in Corporate Finance for Campbell Dallas, before joining Baker Tilly.
The two appointments are set to strengthen Baker Tilly’s Corporate Finance team in Scotland, which was established last year. The two new hires will work under Ewan Grant, Head of Corporate Finance in Scotland and Associate Director Connor Agnew. “I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Tom and Ian to the team. They are well known locally, and they bring with them unrivalled transaction experience, particularly in the oil and gas sector,” comments Grant.