Jo has been working with RLSS UK for 5 years and currently holds the position of Commercial Director.
With over 25 years’ experience in the leisure industry, Jo’s knowledge spans across operations, health and safety, qualification creation and delivery and facility design. Having spent over eight years managing operations and health and safety across over 70 swimming pools, Jo can relate to the demands and requirements of the industry, both in the public and private sector.
Jo is regarded as an expert in terms of safety in swimming pools and is valued worldwide for her contribution and dedication to making swimming pools as safe as they can be. She represents RLSS UK on several working groups for the British Standards Institute, as well as industry committees and international working groups. Her knowledge and research on life-guarding and swimming pool designs, has been drawn on and presented worldwide. Jo’s vast knowledge has also been drawn on by the Health and Safety Executive and Environmental Health Officers following major incidents within the industry. Jo has a sensible approach to health and safety in swimming pools which is realistic, safe and ensures the industry can attract more people to enjoy water safely.