Jo Haigh has been awarded the Institute of Directors Yorkshire & North East Non-Exec Director of the Year Award.
This regional recognition solidifies Jo’s hard work and dedication over the last 28 years of supporting SMEs all over the country to help improve their board performance, strategic direction and practice good corporate governance. Jo is the CEO of fds, a corporate finance boutique with bases in Wakefield, London and Birmingham.
The Non-Exec Director award recognises individuals that have made significant contribution to the organisation’s strategy, impacted on the financial success of the company, demonstrated high ethical standards and promoted the practice of good corporate governance.
The IoD Yorkshire & North East Awards celebrates the achievements of the region’s most hardworking and innovative business leaders. They recognise individuals who have displayed the highest standards of leadership in business, public and third sectors.
They aim to raise awareness among IoD members, the wider business community and public of the significant contribution business leaders can make to society and to economic prosperity in our region.
Jo was overwhelmed to win the award for the Yorkshire and North East regions. Jo commented “as with everything, no award is a solo achievement. My amazing team and great clients are the ones who provide me with the support and the opportunities to achieve”.
Winners of each of the Yorkshire & North East Awards are automatically entered into the national finals, showcasing the ‘best of the best’ in British business and take place in London on the 16th October.