Joanne joined Charles Stanley in June 2010 as a Public Relations Executive as part of the company’s in-house public relations team. Latterly she held the position of PR Manager before taking up the newly-created role of Business Manager for the group’s Distribution division. In October 2016 Joanne was appointed Head of Communications, widening her remit to encompass internal communications across the Group, with an emphasis on employee engagement. Joanne is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. In May 2017 Joanne was shortlisted for the Women in Finance Rising Star award.