John Devaney


A Finance Director with international focus and the ability to drive strategic direction in line with high-level business objectives and support the commercial activities of organisations.

With extensive Board-level experience, focusing on growth and building high-performance teams.

A good communicator having worked with many international companies, instrumental in defining strategic directions for his clients.


Most Proud of Achievements:

My appointment as a Director, Council member and President of CPA Ireland, one of the main Irish accountancy bodies, with full statutory recognition and with in excess of 5,000 members and students.

My work with EFM UK and Ireland where over the last ten years I have successfully developed an international portfolio of companies allowing me to work with a group of ambitious and motivated Directors and Business Owners.

My career with Vetoquinol where I played an active role in Group Management of the finance function managing teams in the UK Ireland Belgium and the Netherlands.


“We were delighted to work with EFM Ireland in establishing our EU presence and found them to be experts in the SME Irish corporate entity space. We look forward to working with them in the future, to ensure that we remain fully compliant, and assisting Oyster IMS’ growth strategy within the EU. EFM Ireland offered us a cost effective and rapid solution to a significant business challenge”.

Josef Elliott, Managing Director, Oyster IMS Ltd