Jane Hanson

Jane is a highly respected Internal Audit, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, and Conduct Risk professional, and passionate Customer Advocate with over 20 years experience of working at Board level in FTSE and regulated organisations in Executive Director and Non Executive Director roles.

A Chartered Accountant, Jane’s experience combines many years at KPMG in the Financial Services sector, latterly at Director level leading the practice responsible for Corporate Governance, Internal Control and Risk Management services in the North of England, with hands on and proven experience and achievements in Head of Audit and Risk Director Executive roles and more recently in Non Executive Director roles.  Jane combines these roles with her own risk and governance consulting business and her role as a magistrate.

Jane has extensive expertise in Enterprise Risk Management and governance frameworks, strategic development, internal control and internal audit, change management, conduct and culture frameworks, customer advocacy, compliance, customer remediation and redress activity as well as regulatory liaison and relationships.

Jane’s approach to mentoring mirrors her natural style; empathetic, non-egotistical, fun, constructively challenging and engaged.  She will understand the context and issues, exploring the perceptions and impacts created and work closely with the client to identify practical solutions and behaviours to meet agreed, target goals.

Board mandates

Present Appointments

Direct Line Group PLCNon Executive Director and Chair of Board Risk Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee
Old Mutual Wealth Management Non Executive Director and Chair of Board Risk Committee
ReAssure Ltd (Formerly Admin Re UK) Independent Member of Customer Fairness Committee
The Reclaim Fund Ltd Managing Director
JCH Associates Vice-Chair
Her Majesty's Court Services (HMCS) Justice of the Peace

Past Executive Appointments

Aviva plcDirector positions:
                      - Risk and Governance Director, Life
                      - Head of Internal Audit, Life
                      - Non Executive Director - various subsidiaries
KPMG Director, Financial Services.
Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation TrustSenior Independent Director and Chair of Audit and Risk Committee