Jane joined the BCC in June 2017 from Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, where she served as Deputy Chief Executive. She leads the  policy activity on the skills agenda and other key business issues, such as planning and infrastructure.

Joining the Chamber network in 1991, Jane has developed a thorough knowledge of the Chamber of Commerce network at home and overseas.  She has developed links with local, national and European influencers to ensure that the voice of business is heard at the highest level.  As well as managing the Stafford and Staffordshire Moorlands Chambers, Jane was a member of the Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire Local Enterprise Partnership Education Trust, Transport Board and Rural Economy Group and led local expert groups on planning, transport, economy, energy, digital and finance.