Jane has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of communications, fundraising and organisational management. Much of her career has been spent in the non-profit sector, working for organisations focusing on sustainable development, environment and nature conservation. Jane comes to The B Team from IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) where she was Head of Communications and Private Sector Engagement for Asia, overseeing communications, marketing and IUCN’s business and biodiversity portfolio across the organisation’s ten Asian country offices.
Prior to her time at IUCN she was Chief Executive Officer at the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada, building the organisation’s funding from private and public sources and leading program design for integrated conservation and development projects in Africa. She has also served as National Director of Marketing and Communications at the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) where she was part of the team developing NCC’s first $100 million private sector fundraising campaign, and has held a variety of roles with Aga Khan Foundation Canada and Oxfam Hong Kong, in addition to consulting on marketing and communications for several years for non-profits and corporations in Asia and Canada.
A dual British-Canadian national, Jane has a Bachelor of Arts from Manchester University and has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America.