Jo has recently retired from a three-decade long career in the Australian Public Service where she worked in a variety of roles in Department of Human Services and its predecessors.
She managed service delivery operations in Centrelink at middle and executive management levels. She is the recipient of three Australia Day Awards – one for the management of recovery in the wake of the Canberra Bushfires.
She has a fundamental belief in the ability of individuals and communities to overcome adversity and achieve great things. Her ‘blue sky thinking’ and positivity enables her to problem solve for the present and develop unique solutions for the future.