Jo has been on the Board of Ignite Wanaka since 2020 and has been the Chairperson since early 2022. Jo has over 25 years in business management including owning her own businesses in retail and consultancy, specialising in business performance at SME level, and has held management positions in large scale corporates such as Fonterra, Sealord, and Cadbury. She is currently the Head of Infrastructure Delivery at Queenstown Airport. Jo has also held several governance positions for both not-for-profit and commercial organisations, worked with local and central government, and undertaken capital fundraising for community projects. A native Otagoite, Jo is keen to continue her involvement in the Wanaka business community and build its resilience and relevance in this growing region through the collaboration of Ignite and its members.