Joanna Burnett Sharpe

Joanna is an adoptee of Sri Lankan origin but born and brought up in London. She is an adoption and fostering panel member alongside being Vice Chair for Adopt London West. She has worked with IAC as a panel member and speaker for over fourteen years. She also facilitates training for adopters, adoptees and professionals with a focus on transracial placements.

Joanna is an actor working in tv, film and theatre. She uses her performance experience to deliver workshops globally in communication/presentation/leadership skills. She is a visiting lecturer at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama for BA Acting and short courses in performance as well as an acting coach.

Despite the range of professional commitments, Joanna is firmly rooted in family life and has two young children.