Board of Directors
Paul Martin Macdonald (1953)
Paul Macdonald qualified as a chartered accountant in 1979. He worked for Pilkington plc for sixteen years, the last seven of these in Germany. In Germany he was managing director for Pilkington Deutschland GmbH (holding company) and managing director at both Flachglas AG (glass manufacturer) and Dahlbusch AG (property and holding company). For the last twenty-one years Paul has been active in the private equity market and has been successful in developing a number of companies covering a number of industries. Paul is the managing director of Optas GmbH.
Lawrence Albert Kearns (1948)
Larry was formerly Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank Corporation (I.O.M.) P.L.C. and its subsidiaries in the Isle of Man. Prior to that he was Managing Partner of Ernst & Young in the Isle of Man from 1990 to 2002. After the sale of Ernst & Young fiduciary business in 2002 to Anglo Irish Trust Co Ltd, he became an executive director of that company. On his retirement in 2004 he assumed the position of Chairman. Following a management buyout in December 2006, Anglo Irish Trust Co Ltd was acquired by Equiom Limited, of which Larry was the Chairman up to 31 May 2019. Larry was Chairman of the Isle of Man Society of Chartered Accountants in 1988 and President of the Chamber of Commerce from 1991-1993.