Joanna Braniff joined The Rivers Trust as part of the All-Ireland team at the beginning of 2022, bringing with her over 25 years of experience in journalism, communications, advocacy, and policy development. As the All-Ireland Advocacy and Communications Manager, she coordinates initiatives to promote the Trust’s activities in Northern Ireland and Ireland and champions legislative advancements for the preservation of freshwater ecosystems. Joanna’s proficiency in private and public sectors equips her with a unique holistic perspective and approach to communication and policymaking. At The Rivers Trust, she is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of river conservation and sustainable water management. As part of her communications role, she highlights the ongoing work of the movement and advocates for policy changes to align with The Rivers Trust’s environmental conservation goals. Joanna is committed to ensuring that the health and vitality of the island of Ireland’s rivers are preserved for future generations.