Jane is national Director for Organisational Resilience and Environmental Sustainability and is Director of the North East Arts Council office. Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts, museums and libraries in England. Its mission is ‘great art and culture for everyone’, and the organisation works to achieve this by championing, developing and investing in arts and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives.
Prior to her role at Arts Council, Jane worked as investment analyst and team manager for The Social Investment Business, a national organisation which invests in social enterprises. Before that she was manager of the Sponsors Club, based at the Tyne & Wear Community Foundation, encouraging North East businesses to sponsor the arts, which followed on from her role as general manager at Live Theatre in Newcastle.