Johanna will be responsible for financial management across all the research, investment, commercial and charitable activities of the organisation.
Commenting on the appointment, East Malling Trust Chief Executive, Adrian Padfield, said: “Johanna’s extensive experience across a number of industries will play an important role in helping us drive our key objectives and deliver our future plans. It will also help underpin the Trust’s financial support for the vitally important work at East Malling Research.”
Johanna joins the East Malling Group from Mytime Active, where she was Financial Director. She is a Certified Accountant with 28 years experience, the last 18 in senior roles in various sectors including leisure, wellbeing, recruitment consultancy, insurance and healthcare. She has been a Finance Director for more than 11 years.
Johanna White said: “The diversity of commercial and scientific work being undertaken here will demand strong financial planning and management – there’s never going to be a dull day.”