Jola has a house on Andros, having first visited Andros with her husband, Richard, in 2000. Jola has been involved with ARC for 3 years, an active member supporting the Andros Routes volunteer efforts. Jola was instrumental in the certification audit process, where Andros Routes gained the recertification as a Leading European Quality Trail in 2018. As a leader in the management teams of both the On Foot Festivals, Jola has lead the overall program management and significant coordination efforts. Prior to her involvement with ARC and Andros Routes, Jola has had a career in IT, working at Board level, with some of the world’s best known global brands where she was responsible for global business transformation programmes.