Jo (also known as Josie) brings to their trusteeship a commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion advocacy, which comes from a huge passion for social justice and positive change. They work within higher education as an EDI specialist. Growing up from apartheid South Africa, Jo’s formative years in a climate of injustice fuelled their passion for challenging inequality. Over two decades, Jo has been an unwavering activist for LGBTQ+ rights, consistently pushing boundaries and championing the cause. Jo’s approach is defined by an unwavering commitment to an intersectional lens, recognising the intricate layers within the LGBTQ+ and EDI space. As a proactive and dedicated champion of equality, diversity, and inclusion, Jo brings a results-oriented and meticulous professionalism to their work. Their expertise extends from PR and communications to applying data analysis and leveraging insights as a catalyst for transformative change. Jo’s commitment to creating impactful and meaningful contributions to help foster a more inclusive and equitable world.