Senior Consultant

Joanna Clarke



Joanna has significant experience working in the public sector providing high quality policy advice and analysis to a range of clients, including to Ministers and other senior decision makers. She has worked for central government in both New Zealand and Australia, and has a wide array of sector experience, including in public health, education, justice, primary industries, foreign affairs, defence, and international development.

Joanna has held project management roles and is comfortable developing and overseeing large programs of work. Joanna is adept at working on sensitive cross-agency issues, including in pressured situations and within short timeframes. She was a member of the New Zealand Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 response team.

Joanna has worked closely with Pacific countries on maritime security, and is especially interested in capacity building projects in developing countries.