Jan's experience of preparing successful funding applications gives her a valuable insight into project delivery, and equips her with the knowhow and skills to provide project management, monitoring and evaluation services.

Highly respected for project management experience, Jan has been contracted as interim manager on several projects.

Offers an informed and professional evaluation service that recognises the challenges associated with SME engagement and participation along with the first hand project delivery experience to identify real progress, meaningful outcomes and recommendations for clients to develop further actions.

Jan's evaluation background includes using the LDA Evaluation Framework & the London ERDF Programme 2007-13 Project Evaluation Toolkit, on projects with KPIs that include jobs created, jobs safeguarded, number of businesses assisted, number of businesses with improved performance, number of businesses within the region engaged in new collaborations with the knowledge base, number of businesses within the region involved in collaboration networks, environmental referrals, equalities targets.

European Commission
Regularly contracted to assess EC projects including the EIT (European Institute of Innovation & Technology) 2016, the TWINNING programme 2015. Also assessing Horizon 2020 SME Instrument I and II grant applications in the advanced manufacturing and nano technology themes.

Innovate UK
Assessor for the following digital competitions:
• Emerging & Enabling Technologies (2017)
• Women In Innovation (2016)
• An Integrated Future For Cities (2015);
• Urban Living: Integrated products and services (2015);
• Re-Imagining The High Street (2014);
• SMART competition applications in the Creative Industries categories (ongoing annually since 2010).

And past judge to the UAL SEED Fund for creative industry entrepreneurs and startups.