Head of Legal since 2023, Jo works across the Foundation’s portfolio of impact investments and grants.

Before joining the Foundation, she worked as Principal Legal Officer at the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet. She was previously a lawyer at Blake Dawson (now Ashurst) and associate to High Court judge Michael Kirby.

Jo holds a master’s degree from the University of Oxford. She is a Fellow of the Gilbert + Tobin Centre of Public Law at the University of New South Wales and serves as a director of the Charity Law Association of Australia and New Zealand. She has written about law and justice for publications including The Economist and The Monthly.