Jo is a confident, passionate and proactive communications professional with experience in the public, private and third sector.
Jo has experience of working in a school; she was a senior leader in a large secondary school for almost 5 years before setting up her own company. She has been a strategic leader and adviser on organisational strategies including; change management, vision and values, crisis management, culture and ethos, stakeholder voice and feedback and partnership business networks.
She enjoys using her skills and experience to help people make improved lifestyle and work choices, in order to maximise both personal and professional potential. She is an experienced coach and mentor currently working with teachers and school support staff.
Jo is a PR and Communications expert and has experience of working in the public, private and third sectors. Whilst working in the communications and media sector, she learnt from and worked alongside some of the best communicators in the country. Many of the campaigns, publications, programmes and initiatives that she has contributed to have not only received awards such as CIPR Gold and Silver, but also significantly contributed to the positive transformation and growth of the organisations.
She speaks regularly in schools about change management, effective communications, vision and values, well being, social media, careers and what is coaching.
Jo is committed, creative and even during the smallest contributions; she endeavours to make an impact and lasting difference!
“Thank you for an excellent talk – it has cropped up again and again in discussions with students, and proved a very useful way of reinforcing messages about professionalism and flexibility. It was presented in such a professional and at the same time an engaging, lively, non-intimidatory way. The humour made sure that what you said was vivid and memorable - and that your audience was receptive.”– Dr Amina Alyal, Associate Principal Lecturer in English, Leeds Trinity University College
"Jo inspired our young people with her 'in their shoes' presentation - it provided the students with practical steps to achieving aspirations, pathways to employment and helped them to realise and start to release their potential.."– Head of Sixth Form, Bradford School
“Jo has helped us take the project to the next level. I can certainly recommend Jo’s professional services, talks and support to any new start-up business."– Kev Ward, Managing Director, Greener Engineering Seat
“Working for and/or with Jo is an absolute pleasure. Jo is very positive and enthusiastic and has a huge passion for her field of expertise. Jo is experienced, very switched on and gives clear briefs to work to. Her feedback is always constructive and positive, working with Jo always feels truly collaborative, a partnership. Jo demands the best but with realistic expectations and achievable goals. Working with extremely hard working and talented colleagues like Jo always brings out the best in people.”– Chris Greenwood, Freelance Producer/Director
"Jo is an expert in marketing and public relations, a field in which I am a complete amateur. Yet she didn't beat me with jargon or run away with my ideas in a fashion I couldn't follow. She remained patient, informative, creative and personable throughout our consultation. This resulted in a fantastic marketing plan which I feel confident I can follow.”– Jim Reiss, Manager, DJ School UK
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