Prior to retiring to Tucson, Jan and his wife Pat were based in London where Jan was President of GE Asset Management Ltd, GE’s institutional asset management business in Europe. Jan has had an international career in finance, credit analysis and capital markets holding senior positions with major institutions.
Since arriving in Tucson, Jan has been actively involved in several aspects of the University of Arizona. He has given guest lectures for the Eller School Of Management, the McGuire Entrepreneurship program, as well in the Department of Philosophy. He has also been a member of faculty teaching scientists in Mexico, teaching how to build value-added business plans for their innovations and mentoring teams. Jan also acts as a mentor at the Arizona Innovation Center, the incubator for entrepreneurs and new ventures. Jan’s interests include innovation technology transfer, the development of strong strategies and the importance of high standards of corporate governance.
Jan was born and educated in England.