Joanne has a total of over 40 years’ experience in the financial industry, working in both retail and merchant banking in the UK before migrating to Australia where she has worked in the Mutual Sector for 30 years plus.

During this time Joanne has been the General Manager for both Comtax Credit Union and Waverley Bus Credit Union, Assistant General Manager for Allied Members Credit Union (AMCU), Company Secretary for Sydney Credit Union (SCU) and is currently the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer for Laboratories Credit Union (LCU).

Starting out originally in the credit union industry at Universities Credit Union, Joanne moved up through the ranks from frontline staff through various roles gaining broad experience in all aspects of the industry, including Finance, Loans, Marketing, Human Resources, Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance.

Working as the Chief Risk & Compliance Officer for LCU, Joanne brings her extensive experience and knowledge to assist with the compliance processes, policies, risk and strategic direction of the organisation.

 Joanne is also a Justice of the Peace and a Fellow of the Australian Mutuals Institute and has been a councillor of the Mutual Banking Employers Association since 2015.