Executive Director

Jo Foster is Executive Director of Black Charity Leaders—part of social justice charity Making the Leap, which has been in operation for almost 30 years and focuses on social mobility and helping individuals from ages 16 – 25 to excel in their careers.

Jo is a passionate Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) specialist with more than ten years of experience in this field. She worked for the Institution of Engineering and Technology as the Head of Equality Diversity and Inclusion from 2011 – 2021.

In August 2020, Jo was appointed as Non-Executive Director on the International Federation of Automotive Engineering Societies (FISITA) UK Ltd Board, specialising in EDI.