Joanna graduated from Edinburgh University with a LLB (Hons) in 2000.
She trained as a solicitor and subsequently worked as a lawyer in corporate practice for blue chip law firms in the U.K. and Australia for 12 years. She subsequently graduated with a MBA with distinction from Strathclyde University in 2012. She moved into the oil and gas industry in 2012, initially working as a Commercial Team Leader for Nautronix Limited. She then joined Subsea 7 i-Tech as their Commercial Manager in 2013. Joanna Joined ROVOP in June 2017 as Senior Commercial and Contracts Manager.