Faculty/staff profile


Joanne Irvine






School of Business

Joanne Irvine is a Chartered Professional Accountant with a Certified Management Accountant legacy designation. She holds a Master of Arts in Leadership degree from Royal Roads University, and has expertise in the strategic leadership competencies required for business leaders. Joanne joined Camosun College in 2021 after a forty-year career in business, teaching, and hospitality leadership. She currently teaches in the Management and Human Resources Leadership Department with the School of Business.

Joanne has 14 years of executive experience with Delta Hotels by Marriott, which began in accounting as a Director of Finance, then transitioned to operations management where she held roles as Director of Operations and Interim General Manager. Joanne is experienced in business strategy, organizational behaviour, crisis management, organizational change, financial analysis, operations management, talent management, and cross-cultural leadership. Joanne is a values-based leader, with a passion for teaching leadership competencies, and for inspiring students to become exceptional business leaders.