Mrs Shelley Donnelly


Shelley Donnelly lectures Finance and is the Acting Academic Leader for Teaching and Learning in the School of Accounting, Economics and Finance.  Prior to entering academia, she was employed by the Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd for 10 years where she was mainly involved in lending to the Agricultural sector and served as the Regional Agricultural manager for KZN for several years. She also completed the Institute of Bankers advanced diploma exams during this time.  Donnelly’s research interests are in Corporate Finance, Agricultural credit and lending issues, and Teaching and Learning. She serves on several University structures at School, College and institutional level.  

Academic Qualifications

  • B.Agric.Admin (Stell)
  • BCom Honours Business Finance (Unisa)
  • MCom Finance (UKZN

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional Qualification: CAIB (SA)

Research Interests

  • Finance, Teaching and Learning