Jo has responsibility for looking after the ‘business’ of the organisation and leads the Finance & Operations team.
She has experience in both the private, public and third sector, having worked in the latter for over 20 years. She has substantial leadership experience often in cross-sector organisations. She has in-depth knowledge of finance both in and out of third sector and maximizing income through tax efficiencies. She also has extensive HR experience having led an organisation through a complete pay and reward review for over 300 staff, has led a number of successful reorganisations, mergers and is experienced in handling TUPE situations. Working in the third sector means she has a wide range of experience including systems analysis and implementation, capital refurbishments, the safeguarding of intellectual property amongst others.
To keep updated with sector developments Jo is a member of ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), Charity Finance Group, the RSA and CIPD.
Her main interest/obsession is cooking, she specializes in British/French cuisine but also loves the science of molecular cooking. She is also a professional chocolatier.
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