Jane is committed to and passionate about nature and people. During her time as a practicing lawyer, she was one of a handful of volunteers in 2001 who started the Tasmanian Land Conservancy with $50 in the bank. Under Jane’s leadership as CEO, the organisation grew to become one of the largest private landholders in the State and a leading Australian private land conservation NGO. Jane is a former Convenor and Executive Director of the Australian Land Conservation Alliance and in 2016 was awarded the title of Tasmanian of the Year for her work in nature conservation.
Jane has a combined Bachelor of Science and Laws degree with Honours in Law and a Certificate of Legal Practice from the University of Tasmania. She commenced working at TNC in 2018 and works from her office in Hobart, Tasmania.