Jo Baring is the Director of the Ingram Collection, which is a not-for-profit organisation founded by philanthropist and serial entrepreneur Chris Ingram. The Ingram Collection contains over 700 works of art, of which 500 were lent publicly in the UK in 2016. Jo leads the strategy on public engagement with the art collection, working extensively with regional museums and galleries, and runs the charity's 'Young Contemporary Talent' programme which supports emerging artists through mentoring, events and an exhibition.

She was previously a Director of Christie's UK and studied at Brasenose College, Oxford, and the Courtauld Institute of Art.

Jo Baring