Joanna is a corporate lawyer at Linklaters during which she has had secondments to Vodafone, BP and Old Mutual. She is a trustee of the Ambitious about Autism Schools Trust, which manages The Rise School, a special needs free school, based in Feltham, West London. The school supports children and young people with autism, working in collaboration with two national organisations, Ambitious about Autism and Dimensions. She is also involved in an outreach programme with a number of schools in the London Borough of Hackney both helping in early years and acting as a "mentor" for school leavers. Prior to Linklaters she worked at David Chipperfield Architects.
In her spare time Joanna enjoys theatre, architecture and reading.