About Jane Newman
Jane is International Director of Social Finance UK. Social Finance is a not for profit organisation that partners with government, social sector organisations and the financial community to find better ways of tackling social problems.
It pioneered the UK’s Social Investment Bank and the Social Impact Bond concept as well as the application of Jam Jar Accounts and a Care and Wellbeing Fund. As International Director, Jane works in collaboration with Social Finance sister organisations and intermediaries in other jurisdictions to support the development of Social Impact Bond models in those markets. Before joining Social Finance she was a Director of The Social Investment Business, the UK’s largest social investor, and before that was a senior corporate partner with the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, working in London, Germany, and China. Jane is a member of the board of EVPA.