Jo Downey

Director of Operations

Jo joined the Fulbright Commission in 2017 and was initially responsible for Human Resources, Board Relations, IT and Health and Safety.  In November 2022 she took on the role of Director of Operations and is now additionally responsible for integrating systems and planning across the organisation and data protection.

She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPD).

She has previously worked in UK higher education but she has also worked in the private sector and overseas and is passionate about working for an organisation that is dedicated to providing global educational opportunities. 

In her spare time, Jo enjoys travelling, photography and cooking.