Dónal Rooney

Donal Rooney

Dónal is a chartered accountant, experienced business leader and highly accomplished Group CFO with an outstanding reputation for building and leading high-performing finance functions whilst acting as a trusted strategic business partner to CEOs and boards. He has 25-years’ experience operating in plc, private equity and public sector environments. He has significant board-level experience and is highly skilled across financial management, treasury, tax, M&A, investor relations and transformational change.

Dónal has a demonstrable track record of success across four Group CFO roles including NAMA (deleveraging a €74 billion highly distressed real estate backed loan portfolio) and Amaris Hospitality, a Lone Star portfolio company (leading a £2 billion enterprise value PE exit). He also has 12-years’ prior professional services experience, with KPMG and Arthur Andersen, working with large plcs and other blue-chip companies.

Dónal currently acts as an independent business advisor to private equity firms & portfolio companies and business leaders. He is also a non-executive director with Oxfam Ireland.

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