Joanne joined JCDecaux Ireland in 1997 and was appointed Managing Director in October 2009. Previously she worked for 12 years in the drinks industry in sales and marketing roles. She is a Chartered Director and a Fellow of the UK Institute of Directors and a former President of the France Ireland Chamber of Commerce (2016-2017). Joanne was awarded the Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite by H.E. Stéphane Crouzat the French Ambassador to Ireland on behalf of the French Government in 2019.
She was formerly a non-executive director of the Simon Community in Northern Ireland and the Irish Cancer Society and is currently a director of the Outdoor Media Association (OMA) and the Joint National Outdoor Research Company (JNOR) as well as a former President of the OMA.