Jane Abraham

Health, Work and Wellbeing Specialist

Jane is a Policy Fellow with the Government’s Joint Work and Health unit and works within the Employers Policy Team. Jane leads on work to build the confidence and knowledge of employers to enable them to recruit and retain people with long term conditions and disabilities. She works with external key stakeholders to achieve this.

Jane is an Honorary Research Fellow of the University of Exeter Medical School and the Academic Lead on Workplace Wellbeing for the University of Exeter Business and Medical Schools. She is also a Non-Executive Director for Cornwall NHS Partnership Foundation Trust and works privately as a consultant on work, health and disability.

Prior to this Jane was the South West Regional Health, Work and Wellbeing Coordinator representing the joint Government initiative of the Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and worked closely with Dame Carol Black, the National Director for Work and Health. This role included responsibility for managing large strategic partnerships to deliver health and wellbeing at work and acting as a catalyst for action and central point of reference for Government policy and good practice.

Jane has a background in economic development and public health.