Jane (Brumfield) Edwards is recognised as one of Australia’s leading businesswomen, with a public relations and media career spanning more than 35 years.
For more than 30 years’, Jane has led BBS’ operations in Australia and the Asia Pacific. She serves on numerous private and public sector boards, is a regular public speaker on leadership and professional development, and coaches and mentors senior executives and leaders.
Jane maintains long standing personal relationships with experts and thought leaders across a broad range of industries and has high level contacts in the Queensland State and Federal Government.
Jane was the first woman in 103 years to Chair the Queensland Art Gallery Board of Trustees and was the founding Chairman of the Premier’s Literary Awards, which flourished under her stewardship for twelve years.
She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) and an adjunct professor at The University of Queensland.