Jo Haigh

Jo Haigh

CEO of fds Director Services Limited. Experienced dealmaker. Motivational Speaker. Trainer. Non-executive Director and Serial Entrepreneur.
Jo Haigh is the CEO and founder of fds, a boutique corporate finance house with bases in London, Birmingham and Yorkshire. Since 1989, Jo has bought and sold approximately 400 businesses, specialising in owner managed companies.

Jo regularly delivers world class and award-winning training courses; specifically written for directors and those who are working towards or aspire to work in a director-level position. This experience, and her first-hand encounter of how she made it to the top, means Jo is able to engage with the audience on many levels and leave them with much more knowledge of the business world.

Jo delivers over 100 events each year and she is a regular presenter for the Institute of Directors on corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions, as well as Vistage and Academy of Chief Executives. She also guest speaks for a number of bespoke events.

Jo has been presented with many prestigious industry awards such as the Business Service Award on behalf of the CBI, First Women Awards, The Sunday Times NED of the Year, in association with Peel Hunt and Business Advisor of the Year from IoD. In addition, Jo is also the author of five bestselling business support books.

Jo also provides board support via her Non-Executive Director appointments for a number of prestigious companies based across England and the Isle of Man.
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Jo's popular talks:

- Im a Non-Executive Director Get me out of here!
- It happened to me on the way to the board room
- How to improve your business value
- Selling your business to the maximum value
- How to attract talent to your business
- Role of the company director
- Role of the Non-executive director
- Role of the company chair
- The board: A successful and effective team
- The confidence cloak
- Presentation skills for the terrified
- Finance for the terrified

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