Jane has more than 30 years experience in business and is a director of a training consultancy helping businesses like British Gas, the NHS and AT&T to improve their performance. Jane’s work in this area won her a Bedfordshire Business Woman of the Year award and she was Chair at the Sales Training Association.
Jane, who has a BSc in Biological Sciences, developed her business skills in the sales and marketing departments at Beechams (now GSK) and was responsible for the team achieving sales of £20 million per year.
For more than 20 years now, Jane has been volunteering for animal charities, starting out helping a local pet rescue. Eight years ago, she became a trustee for the national RSPCA and is also a trustee for two RSPCA branches.
As well as her work in animal welfare, Jane is a school governor and she and her husband are foster carers. The family have two dogs, a cat and some chickens – all rescue.