Jane has worked for the Foundation Trust since 1984. She helped to set-up the Research Liaison Office in 1995 and she has worked closely with the Foundation Trust’s General Manager for Research& BIHR in shaping the role of the research management and support function to date. She is responsible for the day-to-day management of the research management and support team and represents research on the Foundation Trust’s governance and operational groups. She is responsible for shaping the research governance systems and processes and provides advice and guidance to researchers and managers on all matters relating to research governance. She is an NIHR trained Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Facilitator and is the Foundation Trust’s sponsor representative and oversees the contracting and budget setting processes that are inherent in clinical research.