BA (Hons), LLB, University of Otago
Jen has over 20 years’ national and international legal experience in project consenting and planning, along with governance experience in the Canterbury region. She has considerable expertise in due diligence and transactional work, infrastructure projects, urban redevelopment and agribusiness.
Jen joined Anderson Lloyd in 2003 and previously worked in leading law firms in New Zealand (Bell Gully, Auckland and Buddle Findlay, Christchurch) and the UK (Freshfields, London). A partner at Anderson Lloyd until 31 March 2017, Jen consults to the firm providing strategic advice to selected clients and marketing support to lawyers in the firm. She is also a professional director, with current appointments including Independent Director of MHV Water Limited and Independent Chair of Ashton Wheelans Chartered Accountants. Past governance roles include Ngāi Tahu Seafood Limited, Regenerate Christchurch, the Arts Centre of Christchurch Trust (Board Chair) and the University of Canterbury Foundation.
Jen is a Member of Global Women and the Women in Infrastructure Network, and a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.