Jo has more than 25 years’ experience working in media and communications.
Jo works in SEC Newgate’s finance and corporate communications practice, providing strategic advice and support to listed companies and large organisations across a range of sectors.
She specialises in day-to-day media and high-stakes issues management. Her crisis and issues management experience includes advising Carnival Australia in relation to the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Ruby Princess, UNSW with respect of an alleged terror incident involving one of its staff members; Ardent Leisure in the immediate aftermath of the Dreamworld theme park tragedy; and Receivers and Managers McGrathNicol on the collapse of Australia’s largest childcare provider ABC Learning.
Jo also has experience providing financial calendar support to large ASX companies including Australia’s largest brick manufacturer, Brickworks Limited, aged care provider Estia Health and Australia’s largest private hospital operator Ramsay Health Care.
Before working as a communications consultant, Jo was a journalist for 14 years primarily with Reuters news agency in Australia, East Timor and Indonesia.
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