About Joanne Jessop
Joanne Jessop joined Multicap, a high needs disability service provider, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2006 and has significant leadership and senior management experience within the healthcare and human services sectors both internationally and within Australia. Jo has an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Queensland, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. She is an alumni of the Social Leadership Australia program, a director of CheckUP (Primary Health Care), and a member of the inaugural Queensland Independent Remuneration Tribunal.
In 2014, Jo was honoured to be a finalist in the Queensland Telstra Business Women of the Year Awards and was also a member of the affirmative team for the 2014 AIM International Women’s Day Debate. In 2016 she completed the Stanford University Social Entrepreneurship residential program.
Jo has been a member of the NDS Queensland State Committee since 2007 currently holding the role of State Chair, she is a member of the National NDS Board and a member of the NDS National Governance Committee.