Jane has over 30 years’ experience working at a senior level in resource management and led the development of Resource Futures as CEO from 2006. In April 2016 she handed over the CEO position to Sam Reeve, the company’s former Operations Director, to take up a new position as Business Development Director in line with the company’s strategic and succession planning. Jane is passionate about finding practical solutions to environmental and social challenges and in 2001 was awarded an MBE for services to community recycling.
Jane has been responsible for developing and leading on a range of initiatives including waste reduction strategies and plans; local authority-wide community engagement campaigns and cross sector partnership. As part of her Business Development Director role she is a Non-executive Director of Bristol Green Capital Partnership CIC the organisation that will take forward the legacy from Bristol’s tenure of 2015 European Green Capital. Jane is one of a small group within the industry calling for an increased focus on waste prevention and re-use and the collection of high quality recycled materials: essential ingredients in the progression towards a circular economy. Her expertise includes: