Jo founded JFG Communications in 2016.

Before this, Jo was Head of Campaigns, Communications and Stakeholder Engagement at Transport for London (TfL), where she built the company’s award-winning stakeholder engagement team. Jo transformed TfL’s external relationships and built stakeholder support and advocacy for London’s transport infrastructure and the funding to deliver it.

Expertise 

Jo is a social scientist and a chartered public relations practitioner who is an expert in creating innovative ways to connect people and policymakers. She believes in early engagement to enable better policy. Jo helps companies engage their stakeholders, build advocacy about what they do, and inform and influence public policy.

Jo has a 16-year track record of success in developing and leading stakeholder engagement strategies and campaigns; equality and inclusion initiatives; policy development; public affairs; and protecting corporate reputations.

Jo is a stakeholder engagement trainer for the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).  

 

 

 

 

Board and committee memberships

Jo is an experienced board and committe member, and sits on the following non-profit boards and committees:

Professional institutions

  • CIPR Fellow
  • CIHT Fellow
  • PRCA Member 
  • Royal Society of Arts - Fellow
  • Institution of Civil Engineers - Associate Member 

Awards

  • Industry Leader of the Year (currently shortlisted) PRCA Dare awards, 2019
  • Awarded Top ten list of most inspirational women in public affairs, 2019
  • Consultant of the Year (Finalist) Public Affairs Awards, 2017 and 2018
  • Winner FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Industry Champion, 2016
  • Global Equality and Diversity awards (Finalist), 2017