Jane Horan PhD
Dr. Jane Horan is an expert in cross cultural leadership and career transitions as well as a widely recognized author in the corporate world and beyond. She focuses on helping organizations build an inclusive company culture and works with individuals on career transitions.
Jane is an internationally recognized speaker and author of I Wish I’d Known That Earlier in My Career: The Power of Positive Workplace Politics, a business guide used by corporate universities and career coaches globally. She is also the author of How Asian Women Lead: Lessons for Global Corporations, which is based on her doctoral research, and uses storytelling to show new perspectives on the future of leadership and careers. Her next book, The Art of Career Navigation, will be published in 2017.
Jane has written many articles on female leaders, office politics and career transitions for Bloomberg Business Week, Human Resource Review, Quartz, The Economist Intelligence Unit, South China Morning Post, Straits Times and other publications.
With over 20 years of work experience with companies such as Kraft, Disney and GE, Jane uses her work knowledge to help organizations build inclusive and engaged workplaces. Her consulting work includes Fortune 100 firms such as, BP, Credit Suisse, Covidien, HP, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Monsanto, Jones Lang LaSalle, Syngenta, SingTel, Toshiba, VMWare and others. As a coach Jane blends doctoral research and work experience in Organizational Development, combining Evidence Based Coaching and Positive Psychology to ensure talented professionals achieve their full potential. Through her advisory work, coaching and workshops and by recognizing what matters most to succeed, Jane provides both sound advice and practical tools to help organizations retain and engage talent.
She is a Senior Researcher in gender equality with Hong Kong University and, a Senior Fellow with the Conference Board. Jane is also an adjunct professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies, has lectured in the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. Jane has lived, worked and studied in the US, China and Hong Kong, and holds an Educational Doctorate from Bristol University. She now lives in Singapore.