Johanna is working as Project Officer in VJW International. She graduated from Monash University in 2016 with a degree in International Relations and International Political Economy. Since then, she has completed a Blue Book Traineeship in the European External Action Services’ (EEAS) Asia Pacific Directorate working on the EU’s relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its individual member states.
Before joining VJW, Johanna was working for the Victorian State Government in Australia in the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning where she gained experience in climate change resilient cities and project management. In addition, Johanna has developed research and policy development skills in organisations in the UK, Brussels and in the Asia Pacific region on a variety of issues including policy development, human rights, sustainable cities, governance and the sustainable development goals.