Jen was elected as a Parent Governor in May 2022, and joined the Governing Board on 1st September 2022. Jen is a parent to a year 3 pupil and an active volunteer in the Hinksey Park community. Her professional role is as head of research facilitation in a university department. In this capacity she manages a team who are responsible for research funding, ethics, assessment and liaison with industry partners. She has a professional interest in research culture, including strengthening equality, diversity and inclusion.