Mechanical Engineer by background, specialised in the oil , gas, power and petrochemical sector in particular. CEO and founder of Corrotherm International Ltd  which specialises in the supply of high alloys to niche markets covering the Middle East , Far East , Caspian ,India ,  US and Europe with  offices in UK , Netherlands , UAE, Saudi Arabia , India  and  Australia.

Jan is a Non Executive Chair  of a number of companies in sectors covering manufacturing, oil and gas exploration , skills and financial services and an active investor in SME’s.  She has wide experience in growing companies domestically and internationally. Jan’s achievements have been acknowledged through a number of awards including International Business Woman of the Year 2002, Nat West Businesswoman of the Year 2009, IoD London and South East Global Director of the Year 2014 in 2015 Jan was awarded CBE for services to Business and an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering by Southampton Solent University .