Jayne is an engineer at heart with extensive, board experience and a track record of success that transcends blue-chip corporations, start-ups and funding ecosystems. She has over twenty year’s leadership experience and a diverse skillset including venture capital, due diligence, corporate governance, setting strategy, leading teams, technical ownership and finance across complex organisational structures internationally.
Recent roles include Partner in Venture Capital firm with £100Mn+ funds under management and co-founder of an Artificial Intelligence based AgTech start-up. She is deeply committed to delivering economic and social development through harnessing innovation and was recently recognised for services to the economy with both an MBE and honorary doctorate.
Jayne has a strong, established professional network and is a Fellow of both the Institute of Directors and the Institution of Engineering and Technology; she sits on the NI Committee for the IoD and the Engineering Policy Group and is a Trustee for Young Enterprise NI.