Jane Wilkinson founded LIT after a corporate career that includes extensive experience at executive level.
Until early 2014 Jane was the Group HR Manager at Oceana Group Ltd, the largest and only listed fishing company in South Africa. She was employed by Oceana in 1997 and moved to the Group role in 2001. Jane is a seasoned HR generalist with experience in all aspects of the human resource field: remuneration and reward, industrial relations, recruitment and selection, performance management, learning and development and organisational development. She was a member of the group’s executive committee and provided advice relating on all aspects relating to people, to her colleagues and senior managers in the business, in addition to leading the HR function for the group.
Jane’s passion lies in supporting and developing people. She has demonstrated this throughout her entire career as she was responsible for coaching, mentoring and developing HR mangers for the retail company she first worked for in the UK and has continued with this developmental approach throughout her career at Oceana.
In 2014 she completed an MPhil in Management Coaching at Stellenbosch University, graduating Cum Laude. She achieved distinctions for both her coaching practice and her research which looked at how executive coaching can contribute to building personal resilience in leaders.
In 2011 she completed the Certificate in Coaching practice at USB business school achieving a distinction as well as the Director’s award for best student.
Jane also holds a BA (Hons) in Public Administration and is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD (UK), this being the highest standard of membership available.
She is a Master HR Professional (SABPP) and a credentialised member of COMENSA and is governed by their code of professional ethics.
She has one daughter who consumes most of her spare time and lives in Durbanville, Cape Town having emigrated from the UK in 1996.
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