Joanna is a business psychologist with 17 years of hands-on experience working for major investment banks and private equity firms. In her early career, she worked in mergers and acquisitions before transitioning to a focus on recruitment, retention and people development across a variety of financial business areas. She has a passion for helping people (ranging from school leavers to experienced hires) understand themselves more deeply, and facilitating them positioning themselves in roles that suit their key skills and attributes. Her current research interests are focused on understanding the loss of identity suffered by women as a result of taking career breaks and the practical implications
of helping them return to work. She holds an MSc in Business Psychology, and is an active contributor
to the Association of Business Psychologists.