Jo Scard

Jo Scard is the Founder and CEO of communications and engagement agency, Fifty Acres. With over 20 years’ experience in communications, political advisory roles and journalism, Jo is one of Australia’s foremost strategic advisers to corporates, government and Not-For-Profits.

A respected former journalist in the UK and Australia, Jo has worked with ITV, Associated Press, Seven Network, SBS, ABC and Fairfax and co-authored the best-selling book The Working Mother’s Survival Guide.

A trained lawyer, Jo is a Member of the NSW Council of the Public Relations Institute of Australia and on the board of Hockey ACT. Jo has received a number of awards including the Mumbrella PR Leader of the Year award in 2018 and B&T Magazine Women in Media PR Leader 2018.