Jayne is a career coach and consultant, with specialist expertise in the area of postgraduate career and professional development. She is Postgraduate Career Consultant at the University of Birmingham and works freelance for the BIAD Knowledge Exchange in Design project. Her research interests include an entrepreneurial approach to managing careers, career wellbeing and creative approaches to careers education.
She has worked in Higher Education for 9 years in a variety of project management roles in the areas of knowledge transfer, continuing professional development, enterprise education and most recently in careers and employability and leadership development.
Jayne is a qualified professional coach and licensed user of the AQR psychometric assessments for leadership and resilience. She has delivered leadership training for researchers as part of the Vitae Leadership in Action training programme and the Leading Academics programme for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Birmingham.
Jayne is an active member of the Birmingham coaching community and co-leads Coaching Connections, a local Continuing Professional Development group for coaches and trainers.