Joanne Missingham is an Australian-born 6 dan professional player of the Taiwan Qiyuan.
Born in Brisbane, Queensland on 26th May 1994, Missingham moved with her family to Taiwan when she was four years old, and started to play Go at the age of six. Two years later she passed the amateur 1-dan milestone., Missingham continued to progress in Go, while also pursuing her interests in gymnastics, music (piano and pipa ) and swimming. In 2005 she moved with her family to San Diego, California, USA. Being an Eurasian, her first language is Chinese, and she also speaks fluent English.
Missingham took the Chinese professional exam in July 2008.,and passed the exam. Missingham left middle school temporarily to become a full-time player.
In September, 2010, Missingham came second in the international female competition Bingsheng Cup, defeating Aoki Kikuyo 8p, Li He 3p and Zheng Yan 2p, but lost the final game against Park Jieun 9p.
November 2011, Missingham represented Taiwan in Asian Game 2010, The female team won the bronze medal.