Jane's 33 year career in the public service includes the positions of Secretary of the Australian Department of Finance, Secretary of the Australian Department of Health, Secretary for the Department of Health and Ageing, and Executive Co-ordinator (Deputy Secretary) of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. She brings to the Board extensive experience in finance, insurance, risk management, information technology, human resources, health and ageing and public policy. She also has significant international experience.
Jane has contributed extensively to community health through local and international organisations including the World Health Organisation and as co-chair of the COVAX coordination mechanism.
Relevant other directorships
Chairman: Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (Norway) (from 2018, Board member from 2016) and Council on the Ageing Australia (from 2017).
Director: Clayton Utz (from 2017).
Member: Executive Board of the Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington (from 2007).
Adjunct Professor: University of Sydney and University of Canberra.
Honorary Professor: Australian National University Research School of Psychology.
Council Member: Australian Strategic Policy Institute (from 2016).
Relevant former directorships held in the last three years, include
Former Chairman: Vault Systems (2017 - 2022)
Former Director: Crown Resorts Limited (2018-2022) and Naval Group Australia Pty Ltd (2021-2022).
Former Member: National COVID-19 Commission Advisory Board (2020-2021).
Age: 62 years. Residence: Canberra, Australia. Nationality: Australian.