Prior to joining academia, Jo had a long career with ICI working in numerous purchasing and commercial roles. Jo’s current research centres on modern slavery, sustainable supply chains, corporate power, and social value. She is a regular public speaker in the procurement field committed to challenging business responsibilities and delivering impactful research. Jo is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (JPSM) and champions the journal’s ’business-not-as-usual’ research.
Jo has been co-opted by the Executive committee as responsible for the news in substitution of Nadine Kiratli.