One of the PR industry’s most experienced and respected professionals, Jane founded Anthem with Carolyn Kerr in 2014. Jane has run agencies in New Zealand and the United Kingdom, including a top-ten marcomms agency in London, and served as trade commissioner for NZTE in Paris.
Named “the doyenne of the small cadre of PR women with serious clout” (NZ Listener Influentials issue), Jane started her career in consumer and marketing communications and is skilled at strategic reputation management, assisting directors and company senior executives plan their stakeholder engagement, integrated communications and corporate affairs management. Her passion is curating agile teams that achieve stellar outcomes for clients.
Jane has significant expertise assisting clients across a range of sectors, including technology, education, property and infrastructure, healthcare, professional services, transport and tourism, energy and utilities, not-for-profit, export, insurance, agribusiness, media and wine. Jane has also worked with scale up businesses and public sector organisations such as central and local government agencies and universities.
An advocate for the business benefits of diversity in leadership, Jane has held several board positions and is a PRINZ Fellow. She is a breast cancer survivor who champions regular mammograms as a means of early detection.