Jo joined GSG’s Market Development Team as Senior Market Development Associate in late March 2020. With a particular interest in building cross-sector partnerships, she will support the development of National Advisory Boards, relationships with GSG’s diverse partners, and knowledge management.

Jo has a background in public policy research and analysis and stakeholder engagement in the UK. She trained as a social researcher specialising in qualitative methods, before working as a Scrutiny Manager for the London Assembly, and in neighbourhood regeneration strategy at a London local authority.

In 2018-19 Jo worked with Medair in DR Congo, where she opened an office in Kinshasa, representing and leading the humanitarian INGO’s engagement with institutional donors and coordination fora.

Outside work, she is a trained community mediator, having worked with a local charity to help facilitate dialogue among communities experiencing conflict.