Joni has recently retired after over 30 years as a Canadian lawyer to actively pursue her many personal diverse interests.
Her successful legal career spanned many areas of practice as well as roles. For most her practice, Joni was a partner in a prominent national law firm where her practice centered on finance, energy, mergers & acquisitions and First Nations law. In the later years of her practice, she also managed her own legal consultant business and acted as General Counsel for a large multi-national fertilizer company.
As a consultant, her clients included new business ventures, Genesis being one, and brings to her role as director, a knowledge of Genesis’ business. Her experience as a partner in a large firm and as an executive in a multinational corporation has made her a knowledgeable decision maker and leader. Joni has also previously acted as a director of private and public corporations, charitable organizations and held government appointments to various boards.