Independent Chair of the Board of Directors
Bachelor of Laws (University of Technology Sydney)
Master of Laws (University of New South Wales)
Certificate in Chinese Law and Legal Systems (East China University of Political Science and Law)
Australian Company Directors Course (AICD)
US Director Professionalism Course (NACD)
Joanne is an experienced Non-Executive Director and Committee Chair for technologically disruptive public companies. She has a deep understanding of their commercial drivers and pressure points coupled with the skill set required to oversee enterprise strategy around global commercialisation, scale up, partnerships and capital raisings. Her prior executive experience in legal, risk, governance, compliance, privacy and stakeholder engagement allows her to ambitiously drive commercial objectives in a holistic, ethical and sustainable manner.
An accomplished industry representative, Joanne is a media trained corporate spokesperson, roundtable facilitator, lecturer and keynote speaker on innovation, technology, leadership, capital markets and ESG.
Joanne was previously Chief Legal and Corporate Affairs Officer within a Fortune 500 brand. Prior to that, she was a Corporate Adviser and Dispute Resolution Lawyer with a global top-tier law firm.
Joanne has been recognised as a finalist for two national Corporate Lawyer Awards and a Women in Law Award and was formerly a member of Global Leaders in Law and the ACC GC 100.
Joanne is an Australian and US trained board director.
Commencement date: 1 July 2021