Aldan Management Limited
Independent governance, restructuring and insolvency

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Independence. Judgment. Integrity.

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managing director

Paul Copley

Paul is a UK chartered accountant and licensed insolvency practitioner. He spent 20 years at PwC, working principally in Business Recovery Services, in both formal insolvency and restructuring roles. Most notably, he was appointed Joint Administrator of Lehman Brothers International (Europe), where he worked full-time from 2008 to 2014. Paul was also Joint Receiver of OW Bunker, the world’s largest independent marine fuel distributor. Paul left PwC in 2016 to take up the role of CEO of Kaupthing, the post-restructuring collapsed Icelandic bank, based in Reykjavík, Iceland. He currently also sits on the boards of The Co-operative Bank Plc and Steinhoff International Holdings NV (nominee) and is administrator of Phones 4U Limited.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL
BA (Hons) English Language & Literature, 1996

ICAEW
Chartered Accountant, 1999

JIEB
Insolvency Practitioner, 2001

Contact

E: paul.copley@aldanmanagement.com

T: +44 7711 104844

 
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PRINCIPAL

Emily Melhuish

Emily is a UK chartered accountant with over 20 years experience within PwC‘s Transaction Services and Business Recovery Services divisions.  She spent five years working on the administration of Lehman Brothers International (Europe), as Front Office COO and member of its Executive Committee. She also spent six months in Johannesburg working on the restructuring of African Bank Limited, a large South African retail bank, and led the receivership of OW Bunker, the world’s largest independent marine fuel distributor.  Emily was appointed as COO of Kaupthing in January 2018 to lead the implementation of its operational and financial wind-down, and splits her time in this role between London and Reykjavík.

 

Education

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
MA Physics, 1995

ICAEW
Chartered Accountant, 1998

Contact

E: emily.melhuish@aldanmanagement.com

T: +44 7540 595113