‘I have always been conscious that I have had an incredibly fortunate life due to opportunities that have befallen me and life experiences gained; both personally and professionally. At SVA I feel these experiences marry together and enable me to pursue a highly stimulating career whilst contributing to creating the positive life opportunities that I think all Australians deserve.’

Jane is an Associate Director in the Venture Philanthropy team with a key focus on managing the National Venture Philanthropy fund.

Jane brings experience in technology start-up businesses and is focused on providing and integrating technology driven solutions to the non-profit sector in order to drive scale and impact. She has a strong interest in rural and regional development opportunities having grown up in regional Australia and has a background in corporate finance, providing strategic advice, transaction and funds management support.

Jane has a strong passion for social entrepreneurship and has founded and run two social enterprises. One based in Kenya providing education opportunities to Maasai school children and an Australian based business providing connectivity between the for-purpose and corporate sectors.

Jane holds a Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Science (Honours) from the University of Melbourne and a Masters Degree in Applied Finance.