Joe Donnelly

Manager, Manchester

Jo Donnelly

Joe is a member of the our North West Corporate Finance Team and supports due diligence engagements on an array of transaction support and business advisory assignments.

Joe joined Saffery from Knight Transaction Services, a boutique transaction services firm, owned by K3 Capital Plc. He previously worked in external audit at Beever and Struthers, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant., before spendingHe then spent a further three years in the PwC audit team, where he worked across a wide array of sectors, leading audits for both listed and private companies. He graduated from the University of Leeds with a BScsC in Pharmacology.

Key experience

  • Financial due to diligence services for the acquisitions of law and telecoms firms, and
  • Various limited scope financial due diligence engagements on behalf of CorpAcq.


Joe lives in Sale and outside of work his interests include football, running, and skiing, as well as spending time with friends and family. He is also a season ticket holder at Manchester United.