Ioanna Anderson was born in Scotland. She is a founding member of Greenlight Productions, who produced her first two plays, 'Describe Joe' and 'Why I hate the Circus'. She has worked as a translator, administrator and publicist. She produced 'The Lorca Festival' for Common Currency in 1998 and has administered numerous Greenlight shows. She was a participant in the Rough Magic Theatre Company/Dublin Fringe Festival new writing initiative 'Seeds' in 2004. Plays not listed here include 'The Nightshift' (commissioned by the Gaiety School of Acting in 2004) and 'Six Acts of Love', commissioned as part of the Scottish Government's Homecoming programme in 2008.