Mr. Edward Quinlan
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Edward Quinlan was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Depa PLC on 4 July 2019. He also serves as Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Committee. Having qualified as a chartered accountant in London, Mr. Quinlan moved to the Middle East with Ernst & Young in 1973. Mr. Quinlan spent his entire career in the region until his retirement in 2010, being responsible at various times for Ernst & Young’s offices in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Jordan and, most recently, the UAE. In addition to serving many of the largest banks in the region, he worked with several of the region's notable family groups as they transformed into diversified organisations. He also acted as an advisor to governments in the region through various advisory boards and government think tanks.