Joan arrived in Singapore in 2015 moving from Sydney, Australia. Joan is the Senior Vice President Global for Quality & Food Safety for Olam Food Ingredients. In this role Joan leads a multinational team across Europe, US, Africa and Asia.
Prior to moving to Singapore Joan lived in various locations in Australia and London, working in the food & pharmaceutical industry for over twenty years. During this time, Joan had leadership roles in both Quality and Research & Development in a number of multinationals. Joan previously sat on the board of Foodbank NSW & ACT in Australia. Foodbank NSW & ACT is part of the largest hunger relief organization in Australia and provides food to more than 370,000 per month in NSW/ACT. Joan graduated from Cork University with a BSc in microbiology and chemistry. Joan believes in being a positive force and making a difference.