Joanna has a BA Hons. in Accounting and Finance from Leeds University and is also ACA qualified, being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Her early career was spent working for Arthur Andersen in Manchester, Leeds and Reading where she gathered experience in both Corporate Tax and the Audit division. Joanna then went into industry working for Barclays Finance Head office in Poole, Dorset, where she helped to form a new team who carried out external reporting for their subsidiaries. She is very excited to now be working in the charitable sector and specifically with the ISSUP team.
Outside of work Joanna enjoys spending time with her husband, two young children and their dog too. Living on the south coast, she loves to take part in outdoor activities such as stand up paddle board, cycling and swimming. Having backpacked around the world when she was younger, Joanna has a keen interest in showing her children new places too, and they are always looking forward to their next trip.