Working in close cooperation with the Board of Trustees, Jane guides StreetGames to harvest the benefits of sport to disadvantaged communities.

Prior to co-founding StreetGames, Jane worked for Sport England for ten years including 4 years spent  in  the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister bringing together sport with community regeneration policy. She also worked for the Community Strategy Units of Salford and Newcastle City Councils, and managed the Youth and Community Service in Kirby.

Jane was awarded the OBE for services to community sport in HM The Queen’s Birthday Honours List in June 2011.