Scott Carnegie has over 25 years experience of advising on Fundraising and Business Restructuring for Small & Medium Sized Enterprises. During that time, he has also held several Executive Director roles with client companies giving him hands on experience in running businesses in several market sectors. He continues to sit on many Boards in both Executive and Non Executive capacities. In 2006, he founded, and is Chairman of Discovery Investment Fund- an angel group which focuses on start-up and early stage investments. In 2013 he founded and is chairman of London Scottish Investment Partners, an angel group which focuses on helping later stage companies to grow and exit at value.
Stuart is a Scottish Chartered Accountant who joined Quest in 2010 from the Transactions team of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Stuart has significant experience guiding clients through transformational events, whether that be raising equity, defining strategy or managing change. Stuarts principal sector expertise is in Technology & Manufacturing. Stuart has a key role in the delivery of our Corporate Finance offering and also holds a number of Executive Directorships giving him invaluable experience of running businesses as well as advising them.
Stephen joined Quest March 2015 from Johnston Carmichael (Chartered Accountants) where he was Corporate Finance Director. After qualifying with a big 4 firm in the 80’s , worked in industry & commerce in a number of FD roles, culminating in winning the Scottish Finance Director of the year award in 2000. He uses extensive experience to help solve clients corporate finance “problems” whether funding , M&A activity , restructuring etc. He has 2 married daughters off the payroll and a son working for Harper MacLeod. Likes playing golf competitively and watching rugby & football.
Andrew is a Scottish Chartered Accountant who joined Quest Corporate in July 2014 from the corporate audit at Deloitte. Andrew has gained experience working closely with clients on fundraising and corporate finance engagements as well as numerous audit and advisory projects. Roles were varied however all involved the consideration of issues from a number of stakeholder perspectives and the positive engagement with all aspects of the clients business.
Andrew has also had engagement to work on a re-finance of a plc, gaining experience in debt and equity markets and stakeholder management.To date, Andrew has sector experience in Technology, Media, Energy and public sector health, and has worked both in the UK and New Zealand. Andrew will be responsible for the delivery of the firm’s range of advisory services.
Duncan is a Scottish Chartered Accountant who joined Quest in June 2015 from the Royal Bank of Scotland where he was part of the Restructuring team. Duncan was responsible for the management of a portfolio of problem and potential problem debt exposures for small and medium sized enterprises, with a focus on business turnaround. Prior to this role Duncan gained experience in a variety of placements within the RBS Finance Graduate programme.
Duncan graduated from the University of Edinburgh and gained an MA in Business Studies and Accounting. He likes most sporting activities, in particular football, golf and running.
A former Head of Restructuring at DLA Piper and Head of Banking & Finance at HBJ Gateley who was instrumental in the rescue and takeover of Heart of Midlothian FC plc, Graeme Henry has a well-established track record as one of Scotland's most successful dealmakers, turnaround and restructuring specialists. Graeme joined the Quest team at the beginning of 2017 as a key player in the firm's next phase of growth.
Scott is an ICAS qualified Chartered Accountant who joined Quest from Ernst & Young LLP in May 2017. During Scott’s 7 years at EY, he worked on a wide assurance and advisory portfolio spanning Jersey, London and Edinburgh. Throughout Scott’s EY Career he gained extensive experience and helped clients navigate many regulatory and financial challenges. Industry experience includes the Financial Services, Manufacturing and Technology sectors. He has particular expertise in Financial Modelling.
Scott is responsible for delivery of the firm’s broad range of advisory services and supporting clients through transactions.
Andrew is an ICAS qualified Chartered Accountant who joined Quest from Ernst & Young LLP in September 2018. During Andrew’s 3 years at EY, he worked on a wide assurance and advisory portfolio spanning Edinburgh, London and Manchester. Throughout Andrew’s EY career he gained extensive experience in Data Analytics and Financial Modelling as well as being involved in Artificial Intelligence projects which sought to automate repetitive manual tasks. Industry experience includes Financial Services, Sports & Leisure and Retail sectors.
Prior to joining EY, Andrew was a PGA Golf Professional for 5 years. He has now returned to the amateur ranks and enjoys trying to keep his game in good shape.
Colin is a CIMA qualified Management Accountant who joined Quest in August 2018. Having started his career at Deloitte, Colin has held several financial management positions in the public and charitable sectors. As well as assisting with the firm’s Corporate Finance delivery, Colin provides financial management services to a major online fashion retailer. He also has expertise in regulatory and compliance areas such as GDPR, financial reporting and HR. Colin has two young children and enjoys golf, hill-climbing and travelling.