Shane Kelly - Head of Corporate Development at Waystone in Ireland

      Shane Kelly

      Head of Corporate Development


      As Head of Corporate Development, Shane is responsible for driving growth and expansion strategies within the company through a combination of Strategic Planning, Mergers, and Acquisitions (M&A), and Partnership development. Shane works closely with the Executive team and is responsible for the full spectrum of the deal lifecycle, from pre-deal to closing.

      Shane joined Waystone from Robert W. Baird where he worked in the European Technology and Services Investment Banking Team in London, providing analytical and execution support on European and transatlantic Merger and Acquisitions. Prior to this, Shane worked at Cavendish in London, executing transactions across TMT, Business Services and Financial Services. He started his Corporate Finance career with EY in Dublin.

      Shane is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and holds a master’s degree in Strategic Management and Planning from University College Dublin, Michael Smurfit School of Business.

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