As Professor and Director, Jo Barraket leads the Swinburne Centre for Social Impact at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne.

In her previous position as Associate Professor, Jo Barraket led the social enterprise and innovation research program at QUT Business School.

Jo has extensive experience evaluating social enterprise development initiatives and government programs.

In 2012, Jo led the baseline study of community recycling enterprises in Australia. Jo holds a PhD in applied sociology from the University of NSW and has worked as a policy coordinator, research fellow and academic on postgraduate and undergraduate programs at the University of Melbourne and the University of Technology, Sydney.

Jo and her team are conducting an evaluation of RRA.