Division of General Counsel, Governance and Compliance

Ms Jane Parsons

Profile photo Council MemberMember appointed by Council (first appointed 1 August 2016, re-appointed for a third term from 1 August 2022 until 31 July 2025).

Jane Parsons is currently head of strategic communications at the British Museum. 

She has worked in media and communications in various different government departments and arm's length bodies since 2002, including Ofsted, Ofqual, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Home Office, Cabinet Office and former Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, where she worked on further education, skills and apprenticeships.

Prior to this she worked for media organisations including the BBC, based at the BBC’s commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, and ITN, where she worked on live news and sport. Jane started her career at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Jane has an English degree from the University of Sussex.