Jane has more than 30 years of experience in corporate, consulting and government environments. She is especially skilled at leading integrated teams on complex and sensitive client assignments in order to gain community and stakeholder acceptance and enhance, preserve or minimize damage to corporate reputation.
Jane has worked with organizations and boards of directors in both the public and private sectors, including energy, financial services, transportation, engineering, infrastructure and education, providing counsel and support in managing matters such as restructuring, executive conduct, environmental incidents, product recalls and decision-making in political and community-sensitive environments.
She has developed crisis plans for a diverse range of clients and led many simulation exercises designed to anticipate and prepare organizations for urgent situations.
She is a frequent speaker on issues and crisis management and an experienced media and presentation trainer.
Prior to joining H+K, Jane worked at another global agency, in public affairs with multinational corporations in the oil and gas and pharmaceutical industries and in both government and political offices.
Jane has a master’s degree in political economy from the University of Toronto. She served as a mentor in the Rotman Business School’s mentorship program. She has a certificate from the Institut de Francais, Villefranche-Sur-Mer, France.