Jo is a post-doctoral researcher at the Marine Biological Association in Plymouth where she works alongside other scientists to address research questions. Her research involves processing Next Generation Sequence (NGS) data and guiding experimental design.

Jo completed her degree in mathematics and statistics and her doctorate in applied statistics at the University of Oxford. She held a Junior Research Fellowship at Worcester College, Oxford and has 6 years of probability and statistics teaching experience at the undergraduate and graduate level. Her expertise includes multivariate analysis, mixture modelling, genetic epidemiology and dynamic population models. She has also worked as a post-doctoral researcher and statistical consultant at the University of Oxford applying her expertise in a wide range of contexts.