Jo has spent over 15 years working with entrepreneurs and startups helping advise on the optimal organisational design, how to attract and retain high performing leaders and new talent with the latest skill sets. Jo is known as one of the most experienced and trusted talent 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, the leading leadership search 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 successful startups 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 us a unique perspective on the best talent in the market, and on how to attract and integrate these executives effectively.
As well as running JD&Co, Jo is a board advisor and investor in two brilliant startups hoping to create the next big thing.