Jo Axe will be the School of Education and Technology’s first director. Jo holds a PhD from the University of Bradford in the U.K., an MA in Distributed Learning from Royal Roads, and is a certified general accountant. She also has a post-graduate diploma in research methods from the University of Bradford, and a teaching certificate from Durham University. Jo has a long association with Royal Roads, joining the Faculty of Management as an associate faculty member in 2000. In 2006, she became an assistant professor in accounting, and then advanced to the roles of associate professor and associate dean from 2008 to 2012.