Paul McGowan Executive Chairman and founding partner of UK-based Hilco Capital – a Hilco Global Company – and prominent financial investor and advisor. He leads much of the company’s work with stakeholders across a broad range of sectors to deliver optimal outcomes in transactions across the UK, Western Europe, Canada and Australia.
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Northern Ireland, Paul took up the post of Finance and Operations Director at Jacqmar plc in London before moving on to Leslie Fay (UK). He managed all aspects of finance, administration, supply chain, and retail operations in fashion businesses before becoming Chief Executive at Leslie Fay. He established Hilco UK in 2000 in a joint venture with Hilco Trading, the predecessor of Hilco Global.