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Jane Ellison

Non-Executive Director

Jane Ellison is a non-executive director of BIT with experience in the private sector, UK politics and the United Nations.
She worked for the John Lewis Partnership for over 20 years in various management roles before entering Parliament in 2010.

As a government minister, Jane led on legislation including the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco and the soft drinks industry levy (‘sugar tax’).

Jane joined the World Health Organization in 2017 and served for five years in the senior leadership team in Geneva, from 2019 as Executive Director, External Relations and Governance. She is a non-executive director of NHS England and a trustee of Action on Smoking and Health.