Jo began her career on the graduate store manager programme at Levene & Co.; eight years later she became general manager for The Body Shop New Zealand and had completed an MBA. Working at a senior level in store operations, merchandise management and general management Jo developed expertise across the business functions and experienced working with some of New Zealand's most successful and innovative companies.

Moving to London, Jo became a senior member of the strategy and change team at KPMG-Atos Consulting where she assisted executives to define and implement their strategic objectives. Jo played a pivotal role in change programmes through merger and acquisition, shared service centres, system implementation, operational efficiency drives and portfolio analysis and divestment. Key clients include Network Rail, British American Tobacco, Boots PLC, Avis Europe, and Tesco. 
Having returned home Jo is enjoying the opportunity to combine her global consulting and New Zealand business experience to improve company performance and produce sustainable results.