Joanne Choe, Regional Manager for PNG and the Pacific, joins Cardno International Development


Cardno International Development is excited to announce the appointment of Joanne Choe as the Regional Manager for PNG and the Pacific.

Joanne Choe has joined Cardno following a stellar career of 15 years with AusAID and DFAT. Jo joined AusAID as a graduate in 2003 and spent seven years working on Australia's aid program in PNG, including five years living in Port Moresby. She managed the Law and Justice Sector Program before leading the subnational governance program, conducting a review of technical advisers across the PNG program and drafting a strategy for the PNG program in 2009.

Jo has more recently completed a four year posting in Fiji with DFAT, where she was the counsellor for Development Assistance for Fiji and Tuvalu. When Fiji was hit by  a category five cyclone, TC Winston, in February 2016, Jo managed Australia's humanitarian response and recovery package.

Most recently Jo was  director for DFAT's Gender Equality Branch, responsible for supporting DFAT's implementation of its Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Strategy.


For further information:

Colin Adams
Area Manager ID AP