Board Member, Board Chair of TAFE SA
Joanne has more than 30 years’ experience in risk management and human resources. She was the first female to be appointed to the Board of Directors for the Bridgestone Australia Group of companies and was responsible for finance, IT, legal, risk management and human resources. Joanne transitioned to the position of an independent Director with the Bridgestone Group in 2016 and from January this year became their Special Advisor. In addition to her 30 years of experience in Risk Management, Employee Relations and Human Resources at a corporate level, Joanne has vast experience in managing industrial relations and improving operational efficiencies and is well known for her change management expertise. Joanne is also a Board member of Toyoda Gosei Australia Pty Ltd., ReturnToWorkSA, TAFE SA and Adelaide Venue Management Corporation. Most recently Joanne has been appointed to the Automotive Transformation Taskforce Board. She holds an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from the Australian Institute of Business and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.