Joanna is the youngest member of the Constitution Reform Group Steering Committee, having joined the Group at the age of 24 shortly after its formation. She has an enthusiastic interest in constitutional law and reform, the communication of constitutional and political ideas in the digital age, and how technology can be used to inform, build trust and increase participation in the political process.
Prior to embarking on her current vocational legal studies, Joanna worked as a Paralegal in Carter-Ruck’s media law and international law departments after spending two years as a public relations consultant. She also has experience providing legal advice to international NGOs, with recent experience with the Media Legal Defence Initiative and previously with Lawyers Without Borders. She also writes for a number of publications including The Times and Prospect Magazine.
Joanna was educated at Stonyhurst College before reading law at the University of Aberdeen. She was recently shortlisted for a Frank Knox Fellowship at Harvard University based on her “Strength of character, keen mind, a balanced judgement and devotion to the democratic ideal.”