Joanne is a co-founder and associate at Canopy. She brings a wealth of experience in corporate sustainability development from over a decade of work in conservation science and corporate social responsibility in the US and in Hong Kong, China, and is fluent in Chinese. Specializing in creative solutions and sustainability programs that enhance an organization’s value while leveraging the power of diverse corporate, industry and community stakeholders. Joanne’s work with such organizations has resulted in credible, communicable and successful programs for cities, businesses, educational institutions and non-profits.  Her other joys in life include exploring the world of culinary delights, design, and performing arts.

Sustainability Expertise:

  • Community and NGO stakeholder engagement
  • Public speaking, qualified environmental panelist and advocate
  • Complete Sustainability Project management
  • CSR leadership development and training
  • Internal and External communications strategy
  • Sustainability audits (Energy, Water, Waste Characterization)
  • Zero Waste


  • M.B.A. Sustainable Management, Presidio Graduate School
  • B.A.  Geography/Environmental Studies, UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles)