Jen is a corporate communications and media specialist, advising private individuals and companies on strategic communications, reputation management, stakeholder relations, online presence and profile. She currently advises clients that have a focus on leadership, entrepreneurship and social impact.
Jen joined Hawthorn from the London Evening Standard and Independent publishing group, where she was Head of Video. Jen’s 15 years of media and communications experience includes senior editorial TV and digital roles at London Live and Sky News, in-house for The Queen and Westminster Abbey, and as an independent consultant. Jen has extensive experience of managing high-profile media events and news stories as well as directing complex projects and campaigns that require strategic creativity, diplomacy and a thorough knowledge of the new-media landscape and public affairs.
Jen is passionate about global issues and societal connections and has a particular interest in developing, emerging economies and gender equality. She has lived and worked in six countries, on four continents, has a Bachelor in Social Sciences from Rhodes University and is a Trustee of educational charity Tariro UK.