Joanna is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has held a practising certificate since 1998.  She won a national award, Finance Director of the Year, Growing Business in 2005.

She is a highly experienced and versatile finance director with extensive board experience in both the private and public sectors, particularly in organisations embracing change.  She co-founded a drinks company and managed finance, investment and risk and international exposure of a range of products which remain widely available and more recently co-founded and built a bookkeeping franchise, now in the top 35% (by volume) of all franchises in the UK.