Joanna Poulton was appointed Chair of the BBSA in April 2019. 

Joanna has over 25 years senior management experience within the Legal Services Profession and the Renewable Energy Sector.

As well previously holding Chief Executive positions with four barristers’ chambers, Joanna is an avid skier, spending time in the French Alps when she can.

She also has a keen interest in sailing, spending four years as a non-executive director at the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), as well as participating in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race.

Joanna also spent two years as an Independent Director at GB Snowsport as Treasurer and Head of Audit and Risk.