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Dr Joan Stopp

BSc, PhD, Independent Governor

Board of Governors

Role at Solent

Joan joined the board in August 2010 and sits on the student liaison and experience committee.


Joan has a background in chemistry, having graduated from Exeter University with a BSc and later a PhD.

She was an expatriate for many years enjoying postings in The Netherlands, the USA and Singapore, where she travelled extensively developing an appreciation of the great cultural diversity of South East Asia. Joan has worked both inside and outside the UK as an individual tutor, and volunteered with many charities involved with a wide range of disabilities.

Joan has lived in Hampshire since 2001 and is actively involved with the local Riding for the Disabled group, assisting during riding sessions and organising fundraising events.

Committee membership

  • Student Liaison and Experience Committee.