Jane van Zyl
CEO
Working Families

Jane became CEO of Working Families in September 2018. Jane has 12 years’ experience working in the third sector and has held senior leadership positions at a number of UK charities. She believes in the value of a fulfilling, balanced working life and its transformative power to create social connections, build self-esteem, and impact the wider community. She is a passionate advocate of equal opportunity for all.

Prior to joining Working Families, Jane served as Operations Director at Breast Cancer Haven. She has also served as Acting Chief Executive at SANDS and Head of Operations at Samaritans.

Jane holds a social science bachelor’s degree from the University of Cape Town in Industrial Sociology and Industrial Psychology.