Jo leads on governance and change strategy for civil society organisations. Her particular fields of expertise are in human rights and gender. Recent clients include Open Democracy, Minority Rights Group, GOEL – a Calabrian social enterprise – and the Media Legal Defence Initiative.
Jo founded Ariadne – the European Network for Social Change and Human Rights – and was its Director for eight years. She was co-founder of Equileap, a social enterprise that provides data on gender equality in public companies. More recently she set up Haptic & Hue, a non-profit tracking the environmental, economic and cultural impact of textile production.
In the first half of her professional life, Jo was a senior reporter and senior political correspondent with Independent Television News (ITN), broadcasting from all over the world on politics and international affairs.