Jane is a banking and finance lawyer and non-executive director with more than 30 years’ experience in leading law firms, financial services and corporate treasury operations gained living in Melbourne, London, Toronto, San Francisco and Brisbane. Jane has been a non-executive director since 2002, serving on 14 boards including 10 hospital, life sciences, medical research and funds management boards. Jane currently serves as Deputy Chair of Monash Health, Director of Mesoblast Limited (ASX:MSB)(Nasdaq:MESO), Director of Jessie McPherson Private Hospital, and is a Member of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
Jane is a former Chair of Melbourne Health (Royal Melbourne Hospital), Chair of Biomedical Research Vic, Deputy Chair of Westernport Water Corporation, Director of U Ethical Funds Management, WorkSafe Victoria, Hudson Institute of Medical Research-Monash Institute of Medical Research-Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research, Queensland Institute of Medical Research Trust, Australian Red Cross (Qld), Victorian Women’s Housing Association.
Jane holds a Master of Laws from Kings College, London, Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Economics from Monash University and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Ms Bell was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director on 12 April 2021 and is Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.