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Joanne Jones

Programme Manager

Joanne Jones is currently serving as a Programme Manager where she is overseeing several workstreams across Europe.

She was the immediate past Chief of Staff to Vanguard’s General Counsel, Managing Director, and Corporate Secretary. Being based in the U.S., Ms. Jones worked closely with the General Counsel and senior leadership team in support of the strategic leadership initiatives for the division. Prior to this, she served as a Director in Vanguard’s European Investment Stewardship team where she led executive and board-level engagements on topics including board composition, executive compensation, governance structures, and risk oversight. She was responsible for voting and engaging with executives, board members, and industry to advocate for governance practices that support long-term value creation.

Ms. Jones has been with Vanguard since 2016. Prior to her role in Investment Stewardship, she led the Talent Acquisition team in Europe with a focus on diversity, succession planning, and executive compensation.

Before joining Vanguard, Ms. Jones held a number of Talent related leadership roles at fiduciaries and asset managers in Australia. She holds a BA in Social Science (Policy Studies & International Business) from the University of New South Wales, and the Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting credential.

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