Fellow Emerita & Former Bursar
I was an undergraduate at New Hall from 1966-1969 and loved being part of a new, exciting, challenging women's college. Now, in retirement, I love the way that the new Murray Edwards College remains resolutely supportive of women, has a wonderful young mixed Fellowship, and manages to keep the best of Cambridge College traditions whilst being totally unstuffy and flexible.
Degrees and honours
- MA Cantab (New Hall)
Joanna is a qualified solicitor and worked briefly in company and commercial law in London before returning to Cambridge. She was a College Lecturer in Law at New Hall from 1975-1983 and Bursar of New Hall from 1983-1990.
She was Bursar of Trinity Hall from 1990-1993 and Treasurer, University of Cambridge, from 1993-2003. She was Fellow of Trinity Hall 1990-2003 and Bursar and Fellow of Clare Hall from 2003-2010.
She is currently Emeritus Fellow of Murray Edwards College and of Clare Hall. She was Acting Bursar of Murray Edwards College from January-September 2013. She sits on the Finance Committee and has a range of charitable activities, mainly based in Cambridge.