Sheila Dean BA (Hons), FCCA

Global Chief Executive Officer

Sheila Dean

Sheila is responsible for Equiom’s strategic direction and operational control.

Sheila has played a pivotal role in growing the business since joining in 1990 and led the management buyout from Anglo Irish Bank in 2006, and the subsequent secondary buyout in 2013. Sheila leads Equiom’s successful acquisitive growth strategy, working closely with Equiom’s corporate advisers to identify and evaluate suitable targets.  

Sheila has considerable experience as both a trustee and director on complex trust structures and multi-national companies. She has developed long standing mutually beneficial relationships with Equiom’s key professional intermediaries, which has driven the development of Equiom’s core and niche business lines worldwide.

An award-winning and widely respected figure in the private client industry, Sheila is regularly named by leading industry awards bodies including Citywealth and Private Client Practitioner.

Sheila is a charismatic leader with a passion to deliver value for clients and shareholders. Her values of hard work, endless enthusiasm and absolute integrity have been embedded into Equiom’s culture through her determination to lead by example and by expecting nothing but the best from her team.

Sheila is an honours graduate of Leeds University. 


Please see Our Awards to learn more about Sheila's award-winning track record.

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