Quantuma expands Scotland team with appointment of chartered accountant John MacLean as new director

Quantuma expands Scotland team with appointment of chartered accountant John MacLean as new director

John MacLean

Business advisory firm Quantuma has appointed restructuring and property expert John MacLean as director in its Glasgow team.

The new hire follows a period of significant growth for Quantuma in Scotland after its merger with WRI Associates in March this year.

A chartered accountant, Mr MacLean has spent the last ten years as a director at two advisory firms and has had several secondments to lending teams of major banks. During this time, he has worked on complex assignments, predominately involving distressed property assets.

Most recently, Mr MacLean has worked on projects including the management and sale of residential portfolios, part-complete developments and development land, and on projects in various sectors including student residential, HMOs and serviced offices.

In his new role, Mr MacLean will work alongside Scotland lead Ian Wright to strengthen the firm’s presence in the region and enhance the firm’s offering to advisers and businesses alike.

John MacLean said: “It is an extremely busy time for restructuring and business advisory firms across the whole of the UK as companies around the country continue their fight against the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Scotland is no exception and Quantuma’s unique offering and broad range of advisory services is what sets it apart. Its presence in the region has excelled quickly in recent months, so I am excited to be joining at such a pivotal time in our growth journey.”

Ian Wright, managing director and head of Scotland at Quantuma, added: “John is a very welcome addition to our restructuring and advisory offering. With John’s extensive skillset, experience and credentials in property, banking and restructuring advisory, we are ideally placed to continue to grow our presence across Scotland and offer a developing portfolio of advisory services to our own clients and look forward to working with John.”

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