Joy-Marie Lawrence is a Lawyer, Businesswoman, Executive Integral Coach and Chartered Director. She has been a fellow of the Institute of Directors of South Africa since 2009. She is the founder and CEO of Boardvisory – a niche advisory firm specialising in Board-level engagements. Joy-Marie has been a trustee of the Legal Resources Centre since 2013.
She completed her legal articles at Webber Wentzel in 1998. Her corporate work experience includes the Telecommunications sector (MTN Group), Media & Broadcasting (SA Broadcasting Corporation) and the IT sector (Business Connexion) with her last corporate role as Group Executive for EOH in Cape Town.
Her current directorships include: non-executive director of WDB Investment Holdings (Chair of the Investment committee and Member of the Audit & Risk committee); Advisory Board member of the UCT Graduate School of Business Advisory Board; Trustee of the Legal Resource Centre Trust; and Non-executive director of TEKANO. She was previously one of the founding Board members and subsequently the Chair of the South African National Space Agency (SANSA).