Joanna Motion

Joanna Motion

Joanna was appointed the inaugural vice president of CASE international operations in 2003 after serving as executive director of CASE Europe since 2000.

In her current role, she has overseen the growth of CASE’s activities outside North America, including the creation of CASE Asia-Pacific. She has played a key role in encouraging government support for educational advancement in the United Kingdom and on the continent and in securing grant support for programming in East and West Africa.

Prior to joining CASE, Joanna held a full range of advancement positions at four universities and served as a CASE volunteer. She was director of development and alumni relations and director of communications and development for the University of Kent at Canterbury in the UK and headed the alumni and development unit at the University of Melbourne in Australia.

She also worked in admissions, public relations, and communications for the University of East Anglia and the University of Hull in the UK.

Joanna is also a member of the Matched Funding Scheme's Voluntary Giving Advisory Board and represents education on the Treasury Gift Aid Forum.


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