Jo is the Founder and Managing Director of JFG Communications, a boutique agency specialising in public affairs, stakeholder engagement, and gender diversity, especially for the transport and infrastructure sectors.
Before founding her own agency, Jo was Head of Campaigns, Communications and 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.
Jo is an expert in creating innovative ways to connect people and policymakers. She helps companies engage their stakeholders, build advocacy about what they do, and inform and influence policy.
Jo has a 15-year track record of success in developing and delivering public affairs and stakeholder engagement campaigns, policy development, crisis communications and protecting corporate reputations.
Jo is an experienced board and committee member, and sits on a number of non-profit boards.
Jo is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations; a Member of the Public Relations and Communications Association; and a Member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation. Jo is an Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.