With her 15 years of experience and Masters' degrees in Communication and Public Policy Management, building relationships and partnerships has always been an important part of Jane's work. In 2006, when she first entered the water sector, she worked for the Nile Basin Initiative in Uganda, promoting communication and information sharing and exchange and stakeholder involvement with various stakeholders. Before that, she worked for 10 years with DENIVA, a National NGO Network in Uganda and supported civil society organisations and district NGO networks in different regions of Uganda through capacity building in information management, documentation of evidence and effective participation in local governance.
Jane's first encounter with IRC was in December 2009 when she became Country Coordinator of the Triple-S initiative in Uganda. On July 1st, 2013, she was appointed Country Director for IRC Uganda.