Jane Burgess has held various senior roles at John Lewis Partnership.
In April 2009 she moved to the role of Deputy Partners’ Counsellor and in November 2012 took up her role as Partners’ Counsellor which is a main Board appointment.
Acting as an internal independent director her key responsibilities are to ensure the Partnership is true to its principles and treats Partners (the description of employees as co-owners of their business) with humanity.
In October 2017, Jane was appointed as a Commissioner for the Civil Service Commission, responsible for chairing recruitment competitions for senior level appointments in the Civil Service.
In February 2018, Jane took up an appointment as an Ordinary Member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal, as a panel member in appeals that hear and decide cases involving competition or economic regulatory matters.