Jo is a fully qualified marine engineer with more than 20+ years experience in sailing, yachting and the marine industry. After attending college in the UK where he studied marine engineering, Jo’s career took him onboard several motor and sailing yachts as chief engineer including some of the world’s largest in the exclusive Perini Navi fleet.

After moving to St Barth at the end of 2015, Jo and his girlfriend Alex had the opportunity to take over the running and management of the boat yard in Public and at the beginning of 2017, created their company JBS ST BARTH.