- Developing Leaders
- Working Parents
Prior to becoming an Executive Coach, Jane has been a business leader in consultancy for most of her career, on the executive boards of the UK’s leading branding agencies and most recently as Managing Partner of Conran Design Group. She has led global branding work for clients such as Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, pwc, Coats plc, Shell and Procter & Gamble and was pivotal to the longevity of those relationships.Get in touch
Jane’s expertise is born of those 20 years managing highly driven, creative businesses with responsibility for global corporate clients. She has a deep understanding of what it takes to be professionally effective through, for instance: the dynamics of managing and working within high-performing teams, the – often isolating – challenges of leadership, the development of gravitas and managerial ‘presence’, the need for persuasive and collaborative communication, the ability to think objectively and to find priorities within complex and highly-pressured environments.
Having been a working mother for many years, and a single parent for 10 of those, Jane understands very well the challenges facing senior women aiming for fulfilment in all they do. She also works with ECC as a Parental Transition Coach.
Jane works particularly well with people at board level, and directors or senior managers who are wanting to strengthen their effectiveness or are looking to step up to the next role.
Increasingly Jane is working with clients ready to transition into a new role, a new culture, a new set of expectations or a new life stage.
Jane is described by her clients as insightful, positive, empathic, at times challengingly honest and always bringing a strong dynamic.
- Effective communication
- Confidence & self-belief
- Clarity from confusion
Training & Qualifications
- BA in History & Philosophy
- Accredited Executive Coach
- Graduate of the Professional Coach Recognition Programme from the Institute of Leadership & Management
- Member of the Association for Coaching
- Mentor with the Aspire Foundation for women
- Mentor with the Design Business Association
- Myers Briggs Steps 1 & 2 practitioner
- Fundamentals Part 1 in Systemic Coaching & Constellations
- The Telegraph
- Total Media
- Allen & Overy
- Hogan Lovells
- Bank of America Merrill Lynch
- The Carlyle Group
- Greystar Europe
"I couldn’t have asked for a better coach than Jane. Each session surpassed my expectations. Jane created an atmosphere that made me feel comfortable being completely honest and vulnerable and encouraged me to face the difficult issues that were easier to put to the side or ignore"
"A brilliant listener and thoroughly supportive. Excellent at building a strong rapport"
"Jane gave me the clarity to understand that who I am has got me to where I am today and will equally push me to the next level. Absolutely enlightening"
"Comfortable, relaxed but structured and relevant. Jane gave me confidence in my own abilities to manage the changes"