Jo is from the UK and has a banking background with a degree in Business Studies. She worked for NatWest Bank in Group Strategy undertaking specialist roles in Education policy, European policy and the Environmental Management Unit. Having left full time work when her elder son was born, Jo played an active role in many voluntary organisations.
Jo and her family moved to Switzerland in 2004 and spent three years in Zurich learning Swiss German. In 2007 they moved to Commugny and, more recently, Crans-près-Celigny and she has a son in year 11 at La Châtaigneraie.
Before her election to the Board, Jo was actively engaged in the school as Class Parent Rep, in the
PTA as a member of the Bulletin Team and as Secretary to the Grants Committee. Jo also ran an after school club “Odyssey of the Mind” which encourages thinking “outside the box” and team skills.
Jo is a member of the Executive Committee and of the Strategic Planning Committee and a Board representative on the Campus Development Group at La Châtaigneraie.