Director of Marketing and Partnerships
Joanne leads the direction of Marketing and Membership in her role at the NZGBC including the Green Star, Homestar® and NABERSNZ brands. She works alongside the senior leadership team to ensure NZGBC are influential in the building and property market.
As a passionate industry professional and advocate, Joanne has built a recognizable profile having worked for many iconic New Zealand brands in the building industry for 25 years. Her experience is incredibly diverse and includes product development, sales and marketing management, covering architectural and design specification to commercial and residential construction and property.
Her passion for the building industry goes hand in hand with her love and interest in sustainability. She first joined these two passions together by being on the design team of the original ‘NOW Home’ sustainable demonstration house in 2004. This continued with being on the board of the Ecolabelling Trust and past secretary and inaugural member of the Living Future Collaborative NZ. She holds a Dip. Arch. Tech from UNITEC and Cert. Marketing Management from MA.