Jo has spent over 15 years championing entrepreneurs, founders and funders of disruptive start-ups, scale-ups and high growth brands. Helping advise on how to scale optimally, attract, retain and nurture high performing leaders and emerging talent and grow successfully. Jo is known as one of the most experienced and trusted advisors in the UK having built the leadership teams of some of the biggest and brightest tech and digital brands around today. Jo is the Founder & CEO of JD & Co, one of the leading exec search and advisory firms in Europe focused on helping high growth, disruptive tech and digital businesses scale. Her business’s continuous mission is to deliver outstanding talent, service and insight in a way that defies existing industry standards.
Having founded several successful start-ups herself, she now advises founders and VCs’ on how to build out their companies with honest and insightful guidance; implementing strategies that deliver, and providing instant planning for quick, successful growth. Jo’s focus on innovative and hyper growth companies gives her a unique perspective on the market, and now uses that expertise to mentor and coach other first-time founders.
As well as running JD & Co, Jo is a board advisor and investor in two brilliant start-ups hoping to create the next big thing