Jane has a background in Fine Art and Design, Humanities, Art History and Theory, and a Diploma in Counselling. Jane is the Director of Cultivator, which is a skills and business support project for the Creative Industries in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, funded by European Structural and Investment Funds, Arts Council England and Cornwall Council. From 2001 to 2016 she was Director of Creative Skills - funded by various strands of ESF, Creative Skills supported the skills development of Cornwall’s Creative Industries SMEs. During that period Jane was also director of ArtsMatrix, an EU funded programme that provided continuing professional development support for Creative Industries SMEs across the South West, with offices in Bristol, Bovey Tracey, Montacute in Somerset; Bridport and Gloucester. Prior to 2001 she was variously Marketing Manager at Kneehigh Theatre; ceramic technician at Truro School and the editor of Cornwall Holidays. Jane is a trustee at Miracle Theatre (since 2014) and the Leach Pottery (since 2015), and joined Then Try This as a non-executive director in October 2020.