Joanne has a total of over 37 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 Credit Union industry for over 27 years. 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 working towards retirement as the Risk & Compliance Officer for Laboratories Credit Union (LCU).
Starting out originally in the credit union industry at Universities Credit Union, Joanne has moved through the ranks from frontline staff through all of her various roles and has gained broad experience in all aspects of the industry, including Finance, Loans, Marketing, Human Resources, Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance.
Currently working part time as the Risk & Compliance Officer reporting directly to the Board & Risk Committee (BRC), 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 Fellow of the Australian Mutuals Institute.