Jessica Shelver


Jessica Shelver is the Managing Director at Digitalis, a global and leading online intelligence, investigations, and reputation firm headquartered in the UK. With a focus on reputation protection, digital risk, and crisis management, Jessica's expertise span across advising governments, private companies, banks, HNWIs, and prominent FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 entities worldwide. Her strategic counsel encompasses navigating privacy concerns, mitigating online reputational risks, and crafting effective digital risk management strategies for clients in Africa, Europe, North America, and the Middle East. At Digitalis, Jessica serves as the Head of the Private Clients Practice and spearheads the Natural Resources Practice. Renowned for her role as a trusted advisor to multi-family offices, she possesses a wealth of experience in safeguarding the online interests of affluent individuals, families, and corporations on a global scale. Moreover, Jessica has a proven track record of guiding companies through complex online discourse of various scenarios, including contested M&A, take-privates, shareholder activism, and proxy contests. She's the bulletproof vest for reputation risk. Jessica's strategic and impactful contributions have earned her national recognition in her home country, including the prestigious South African Chamber of Commerce Rising Star of the Year Award in 2012. Her exceptional leadership and vision led to her being named one of the top 13 African Economic Leaders to watch in 2013, and in 2014, she was honoured as one of Mail and Guardian's top 200 South Africans for her dedication to governance and social upliftment projects.