Shawn is an accomplished strategic thinker and has led new and established businesses around the world. She has over 15 years of experience managing and supporting businesses as they strive to build scale, reach profitability and gain competitive advantage while ensuring the mission of the business remains in focus. Shawn currently heads Strategic Operations for the Global Private Market Business at Solium and also leads her own impact consulting practice.
Previously, Shawn was Executive Director: Head of Sales & Strategy at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in Sydney, Australia. Before Sydney, Shawn was a founding member and a leader of the Micro-finance Institutions Group at Morgan Stanley UK, working with micro-finance institutions in developing countries overcome a variety challenges such as access to capital, capacity-building, geographic expansion, changing regulations, mergers and acquisitions.
Shawn has an MBA from London Business School and a Bachelor of Science, Finance from Boston College. She currently lives in the Bay Area with her husband and four children.