Jane is a Marketing and Communications Specialist whose work has taken her across Australia and into Asia. A finance and political journalist and editor with Reuters and the Australian Industry Group during the early stages of career, Jane has also worked with Addiction Sciences Queensland as its Chief Operating Officer where she gained first-hand knowledge of the challenges facing those who seek recovery.
In this role, Jane developed a passion for educating others about the field of addiction medicine and substance dependency. She also became a strong advocate regarding the benefits of sport and extracurricular activities for children and adolescents, particularly for preventing substance use and abuse.
Jane completed her Bachelor of Arts (Double Major in Journalism) degree at the University of Queensland. She is a Member of the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA) and the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). She is currently undertaking postgraduate study with the AICD.