Joanna Kennedy

Chair of Trustees

Joanna  Kennedy is a retired solicitor. After leaving her legal practice she developed and ran a London based advice and campaigning charity called Z2K . In that role she was responsible  for all aspects of management and leadership including financial management and fundraising, volunteer management, casework management and campaigning .

Since she has retired from any employment role she has obtained a CELTA qualification to enable her to teach English as  a foreign language to refugees which she is currently doing through West London Welcome.

Joanna has sat on and chaired numerous charity Boards  in  both the theatre world and the advice sector. Her main current roles of this kind are as Chair of the National Youth Arts Trust which works to help young people from disadvantaged backgrounds into the performing arts, as a trustee of Advice UK, the national umbrella body for advice agencies. and locally as Trustee of both the Hammersmith & Fulham Law Centre and the QPR Community Trust.

She is passionate about improving the lives and the life chances  of her neighbours in Hammersmith & Fulham.