After gaining a law degree and qualifying as a barrister, Jane gained broad experience in vehicle financing and all types of payments – card-based, e-money, internet and mobile. She worked in both commercial and legal roles in the payments sector for over 30 years before changing her focus to compliance.
In the 1990’s Jane was Managing Director at Access, the credit card issuing and acquiring organisation. In 1997 she became Divisional Manager at Mondex International (e-money) . Jane has undertaken a broad range of legal and compliance work for a variety of companies – including internet payment gateways -WorldPay plc and SecureTrading (now Trust Payments), mobile phone payment companies, e-money issuers, pre-paid card companies and money transmitters.
In 2014 Jane obtained a Post Graduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance from the International Compliance Association (ICA) and is a Fellow there. For 5 years Jane taught ICA post-graduate students about “The Future of Payments” covering regulatory changes and new developments in technology in the field of payments and compliance.
Jane worked at Kompli-Global Limited for over 5 years. Kompli-Global offers SaaS to defeat fraud and money laundering. Jane was CEO at Kompli-Global Limited from 2016 until April 2021 when she moved to become Chair. She left that role in September 2021.
Jane regularly speaks at conferences and publishes articles on anti-money laundering as it affects financial institutions and other regulated entities, as well as emphasising the enormous benefits that regulatory technology (RegTech) can bring in reducing costs and increasing the efficiency of the compliance function.
Since 1st October 2021 Jane has been a freelance consultant specialising in anti-money laundering and fraud prevention.