Jo and her two kids, Sam and Jimmy, are of Ngati Tuwharetoa descent.
Jo has delivered cross-continent sustainability initiatives and collaborations between some of the world’s best known businesses.
She is Interim CEO of Toitū Tahua: the Centre for Sustainable Finance and a strategic advisor to B Lab Australia & Aotearoa NZ. In 2011 Jo managed establishment of The B Team, co-founded by Sir Richard Branson and Jochen Zeitz.
On returning home to Aotearoa NZ Jo spent four years with Deloitte New Zealand. She led development of the Deloitte Impact Accelerator, a programme that connects impact-led businesses to pro-bono professional services.
She helped establish Harbour Cancer Centre, where she is now an advisor, and co-founded The Connective.