Jan started working for UCEM in 1998 as an associate tutor, a year after completing her MBA with the college. She spent 20 years working, mainly in asset management, for a wide variety of organisations including Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Hammerson, The Crown Estate, Transport for London and a local private practice.
Jan is now a portfolio worker, combining her interests in property and education. She teaches for a number of universities, both in property and general management subjects, runs her own small property and educational consultancy business, is an examiner for the Institute of Residential Property Management (IRPM), and is a member of the regulatory panel of the Association of Residential Managing Agents (ARMA). She is also co-author of the 4th Edition of Property Asset Management.
Jan is a fellow of the RICS and a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a PhD in Management Studies from the University of Essex.