Jo Sheerin

Head of Deal Origination, M&A

KPMG in the UK

Jo is Head of Deal Origination team, part of the KPMG UK Corporate Finance practice connecting ambitious business owners with our market leading M&A team. Her role involves working across the sector and regional teams to connect companies with KPMG Corporate Finance, who provide advice on investment, exit strategies and acquisitions.

On joining the firm in May 2014, Jo led the Manchester team in driving business development in the mid-market across the North through focus, cross-functional working and lead generation.

Jo has worked with dealmakers for over 20 years, delivering B2B business development and marketing improvements and solutions across professional services sectors, contributing to strategy development, team dynamics and bottom-line performance. As well as this, she is an active ‘whole brain thinking’ assessor (Herrmann International), encouraging cognitive diversity both in individuals and teams.

Jo is the host of the KPMG podcast, The Dealmakers Series, which features some of the UK’s most exciting businesses and dealmakers. 

  • BA Hons, Political Studies – Queens University

  • M&A and Transactions

  • Business development

  • B2B marketing

  • Strategy

  • Key stakeholder engagement