Joanna Crookall, who is now the CEO of the Company, is the granddaughter of the founder Ramsey Crookall and joined the family business in October 1987. She was educated on the Isle of Man at the Buchan School for girls and King William’s College before graduating from Durham University in Natural Sciences. Whilst at Durham University Joanna was a member of the very successful Women’s Boat squad and was selected to represent Great Britain at the World U23 Rowing Championships in coxed fours. Joanna’s career path started in London with the major international firm of Chartered Accountants, Deloitte Haskins and Sells, as a trainee accountant, before her return to the Isle of Man.
Joanna gained her MSI Diploma in 1990, was selected to the Board of Directors of Ramsey Crookall & Co Ltd in 1991, elected as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and in 2010 achieved Chartered Status.