A former magazine journalist turned TV executive, Jane has worked in international television for more than twenty years, in a career spanning production, distribution, commissioning and M&A.
Jane is now Chief Commercial Officer of Sky Studios, the commissioning and production arm of Sky. Working closely with both in-house and independent creative teams, Jane oversees all commercial activities for Sky Studios, including; deficit funding, co-production, production partnerships, oversight of the Sky’s investments in production companies, and IP management and exploitation.
Previously, Jane was Managing Director of Sky Vision, Sky’s production and distribution arm, where she spearheaded Sky’s investment into independent production companies and expanded the distribution business into high-end dramas and primetime factual, delivering 2000% growth.
Prior to Sky Jane was MD of Zodiak Rights, COO of RDF Rights, Senior Commissioning Editor of Living TV, and MD of South Pacific Pictures in New Zealand, where she was also Executive Producer of entertainment and factual.
Jane trained as a journalist, edited TV trade magazine TV World, and wrote about media, cars and football.
Jane lives in the west of England with her family, six sheep and Seamus the dog. She is an avid scuba diver, an enthusiastic mixologist, and a terrible surfer, but has unbridled passion for all three!