Appointed: July 2017.
Skills, career and experience: Jane brings to the Board significant financial experience and knowledge of growing manufacturing and technology businesses. She also brings to the Board a valuable external perspective as a serving executive. Since 2016, Jane has been Chief Financial Officer of KCOM Group plc, a listed communications services and IT solutions provider. She was previously Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of Phoenix IT Group plc until its acquisition by Daisy Group in 2015. Jane has also held Chief Financial Officer positions at Infinis plc, Wilson Bowden plc and Pressac plc and a senior finance position at Asia Pulp and Paper in south-east Asia. Jane was a non-executive Director of Halma plc from 2007 and chaired its audit committee from 2009 until her departure in July 2016. Jane holds a civil engineering degree and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young.
Additional appointments: Chief Financial Officer of Arqiva.
Committees: Audit (Chair), Nomination and Remuneration.