Donal is the Portas Partner leading the Middle East and Africa office. He has worked on 30+ engagements in the Saudi sports sector since 2015 and on 50+ engagements globally.
He specializes in developing strategies and policies on behalf for governments and sports federations and has led national sport sector transformation plans for three GCC countries.
Donal holds an MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, LLM from Harvard Law School and LLB from University of Glasgow. He has previous experience at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Goldman Sachs, Roland Berger and Yale University.