Joanna Egan

Joanna Egan

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Having lived abroad for eight years, Joanna brings a breadth of lived experience to her role. She holds a Bachelor of International Affairs from John Cabot University in Rome, Italy and a Master of Public Policy from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Joanna has strong research and analysis skills, which she harnesses to gain unique insights and solve complex problems in innovative ways.

Influential work

  • Led a review into the financial partnerships of 16 central and eastern European Red Cross societies to optimise the delivery of aid and humanitarian services for the International Federation of the Red Cross
  • Worked in Stockholm with the non-government organisation Emmaus to conduct research and raise money to highlight the plight of Western Sahara and its struggle for autonomy from Morocco
  • Organised and participated in an outreach program to empower immigrant women in Rome by teaching them English at the Casa Internazionale delle Donne.

Outside of Nous

Joanna holds a Bachelor of International Affairs from John Cabot University (Rome, Italy), a Graduate Certificate in National Security and Foreign Policy from the Australian National University, and a Master in Public Policy from Central European University (Budapest, Hungary). Her research, including theses completed during her Bachelor and Master degrees, has focused on China’s foreign policy and how the country is seeking to gain influence internationally.

In her spare time...

Joanna enjoys being active and sharing meals with friends. She also has a passion for languages, having studied French, Italian, Russian, Hungarian, and Swedish.