Formally a corporate lawyer, Jana is a corporate and financial communications professional with experience across a range of industry sectors, providing advice at Board and executive level on crisis and issues management, investor relations and transactions to publicly listed companies. She has specialised knowledge in crisis communications and has delivered training, run simulations and developed crisis communications plans for global companies in the support services, media and automotive industries.
Prior to joining Hawthorn, Jana has worked at Powerscourt in London and Cannings Strategic Communications in Sydney.
She holds a Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts with majors in both Journalism and International Studies from Monash University. She also has a diploma in Investor Relations from the Australian Institute of Investor Relations.