Director of External Affairs & Influencing

Jo is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for the Future of Intelligence at Cambridge and has recently completed a Churchill Fellowship in New Zealand, looking at support services for those affected by sexual violence. She was previously a Policy Fellow at the Royal Academy of Engineering, looking at how to apply systems thinking to tackling child criminal exploitation, and a Policy Fellow at Cambridge's Centre for Science and Policy looking at Serious and Organised Crime. Her previous roles include Head of the Serious Organised Crime Unit in His Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, Senior Adviser in the Prime Minister’s Implementation Unit, and Public Affairs Adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury.