Joanna Parsons is an award-winning professional communications consultant, author and trainer based in Dublin, Ireland. She is the Founder and Director of The Curious Route. She sat on the Board of Directors with the Institute of Internal Communications (IoIC) and in 2022 was awarded an IoIC Fellowship in recognition of her contribution to the profession. Previously she was Head of Internal Communications with An Garda Síochána, the Irish national police force. She is a Lecturer in Strategic Internal Communication with the Public Relations Institute of Ireland.