Joanna was previously in Asia where she spent 12 years advising high profile and fast growth Asian corporates and family business as well as clients in the consumer and hospitality, TMT and private equity sector. Corporate transactional experience includes advising CITIC Pacific on its US$37bn acquisition of CITIC Ltd, Sea’s IPO on NYSE, and C.P. Group on a number of transactions including its $10bn acquisition of Tesco’s Asia operations.
Joanna started her career as a solicitor with the international law firm, Linklaters, where she advised on capital markets transactions in London, New York and Hong Kong. Prior to joining Brunswick, Joanna was responsible for strategic communications and outreach at one of Hong Kong’s leading NGOs, The Women’s Foundation, focusing on promoting gender quality and increasing female representation in the workplace.
Joanna has BA in Psychology and Physiology and a master’s degree in Social Anthropology, both from Worcester College, Oxford, and a law conversion from BBP Law School in London.