Having cut her teeth within all things production at music management company, ie:music, Joanne has worked in the music industry across wellness and diversity for multiple years. Coming in to recovery from addiction herself 11 years ago, she also spent four years in frontline NHS mental health services with the aim to bring her learning back to the business that she knows and loves.
Since then she worked as Services Officer at music industry lead charity, Music Support, helping industry people from all areas in mental health and addiction crisis to move towards healthy ways of living by connecting them with the help they needed, often on an international level. She also gives her time to music charity, Girls Rock London, in an attempt to challenge and change the gender and cultural imbalances within the industry.
Recently, Joanne has become a member of the Tour Production Group, helping to co-facilitate their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion agenda in live touring. She is also affiliated with the Music Industry Therapist and Coach Collective with Women in CTRL as their LGBTQ+ Ambassador and The Roadie Clinic in helping to co-run online support group meetings, Roadies in Recovery.