Introducing Jo McGinley – Orchardville’s Strictly Boardroom Apprentice 2020


We are pleased to announce that Jo McGinley has joined the Orchardville Board through the Strictly Boardroom scheme 2020. Strictly Boardroom provides a platform for people who are interested in serving on boards to connect with opportunities that interest them. It also profiles the Boardroom Apprentice. An initiative that bridges the gap between aspiration and reality for those who want to serve on a board and would like some help to get there

On Friday 4th September, after a highly competitive selection process with over 200 applicants, 54 Boardroom Apprentices were selected and matched across 52 Host Boards within the Public and Third sectors.

Jo has over 20 years’ experience working in communications, change management and business improvement. She started her career as a journalist and then moved into communications and change management, where she supported a range of public sector organisations implement large scale programmes of change. She is currently the Executive Assistant to PwC’s Regional Leader and the NI PwC leadership team.

Joan Mcginn, CEO Orchardville, said on Friday,” I am delighted that Orchardville is hosting a Boardroom Apprentice this year and delighted to have been matched with Jo McGinley, who brings a wealth of experience and a new perspective.

The Board of Directors and senior management team are committed to providing Jo with the skills, experience & knowledge that will enable her to serve on a Board and I know that Jo will be a huge asset to Orchardville during her apprenticeship. We are very much looking forward to a mutual learning experience.”

Click here to see Jo’s LinkedIn Bio.


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