Head of Finances and Resources
Joanne joined World Habitat in September 2009 as Financial Controller and is now Head of Finances and Resources. Her main responsibilities are to ensure the organisation has excellent Financial Management, manage the Human Resources, ensure the IT system is sufficient for the smooth running of the organisation and to manage the Land and Investment Portfolio.
Joanne assists the Chief Executive with World Habitat’s governance and she attends meetings of the Board of Trustees and Finance Committee.
She provides financial information to the Chief Executive, Staff and Board of Trustees when required to ensure the assets of the Foundation are well managed, the organisation’s actual spend is per the agreed budget and any potential risks are highlighted.
Joanne also prepares the annual accounts, manages the annual audit, prepares the budget and assists the Chief Executive in preparing the business plan.
She is a qualified accountant, having qualified in 2003. Previously, Joanne worked as a Financial Analyst for a global marketer of consumer and commercial products.