Andrew Knuckey

Senior Associate

Former CFO of Flybe, significant aviation, transaction and restructuring experience

Andrew Knuckey was Chief Financial Officer at Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, from 2007 to 2014.

Andrew has more than 10 years’ experience in senior airline finance management, covering areas such as managing organic growth, M&A, cost reduction, turnaround and restructuring. He played a leading role in Flybe’s acquisition of BA Connect in 2007, Flybe’s IPO in 2010 and a further £150m equity fund raise in 2014. Prior to Flybe, Andrew had a 24-year career at KPMG, latterly as a partner and director, specialising in audit, transaction and advisory services to the listed and mid-market sectors.   

Andrew is highly involved in a range of projects for Nyras directly relating to financial analysis and due diligence, expert witness support and transaction advisory. Some of his key assignments include:

  • Due diligence on a European regional airline
  • Acquisition due diligence on North American airline
  • Expert witness support for a European airline
  • Acquisition due diligence on a European aviation support business

Andrew is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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