Her experience in the field of Able, Gifted and Talented education over forty years has led her to lecture around the world. She was the Education Adviser on Able Children to the Government of Madeira, has worked extensively in Denmark and for ten years was the Consultant for More Able and Talented to the Welsh Government. Johanna was an Executive member and Secretary for ECHA and is a UK delegate to WCGTC. She is a Fellow of The College of Teachers and is currently Vice President and Secretary; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; a Federation Councillor for Soroptimist International; and a Churchwarden. In 2013 she was awarded an MBE (Member of the British Empire) in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for services to Gifted Education.