Joanne is an Unreasonable Fellow. Joanne was part of Unreasonable Impact Asia Pacific 2021 (Nov).
Joanne Howarth is an impact driven Founder & the CEO of Planet Protector (PP), a sustainable packaging company. Leading the pack on circularity, performance and innovation, their award winning product WOOLPACK has unrivalled "green" credentials. Made from sheep wool waste, it is replacing polystyrene and transforming food and pharmaceutical supply chains across Oceania.
Armed with a Economics Degree from Sydney University, an MBA and a Social Entrepreneurship Degree from INSEAD,
Jo has 25 years’ entrepreneurial experience and in 2020 was humbled to be named Australia’s first ever Laureate in the prestigious Cartier Women’s Initiative.
In May 2021, Jo was awarded the coveted Sydney University Alumni Prize for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. She is a passionate eco-preneur, leader in the circular economy, and advocate for gender equality and women in business.