Joanna Mason

Graduate Placement

Biography

Joanna is a General Management Trainee on the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) and joins ICHP on a two month placement in the Transformation team. She has spent her time on the GMTS so far working in Primary Care and on the Covid-19 vaccination programme and is undertaking the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson leadership development programme.

Joanna has a BA in Economics and Management from the University of Oxford and worked primarily in finance roles before deciding on a career change to the health sector to pursue her passion for improving population health and reducing health inequalities. Jo completed a Master’s Degree in Public Health at the University of Southampton, concentrating her research project on understanding the determinants of health risk behaviours in young people. After completing her MSc, Jo worked for the Department of Health and Social Care in health policy and governance within the Covid PPE Policy and Strategy and Adult Social Care directorates before joining the GMTS in March 2021.