Lead Forensics

Joe is responsible for identifying management teams across London looking to grow their business with the support of a private equity partner. He works side-by-side with management throughout the investment partnership to help them realise their growth ambitions.

He joined LDC in 2019, having spent eight years working alongside entrepreneur Luke Johnson on his personal investments. With a focus on the hospitality and leisure sector, Joe worked on deals including Draft House Pubs, 3Sixty Restaurants, Majestic Bingo, Genuine Dining and leading the reverse takeover of The Brighton Pier Group plc.

Joe began his career in Business Recovery Services at PwC, which included a secondment to the New York office, and subsequently supported business development and M&A activity at Bread Factory and Gail’s. He graduated from the University of Leeds with a first-class honours degree in Politics.