Founder and Managing Director
Jane Braithwaite is the founder of Designated and is heavily involved with running the business as the Managing Director, overseeing all areas with a particular focus on Business Development.
She has had a successful career in sales, marketing and business development in large corporates and also small start-up businesses. Most recently, Jane has worked as a Practice Manager of a successful private medical practice managing all the operation requirements including book keeping, managing all staff, legislation and all finances. Jane also has experience of managing property on behalf of commercial and residential tenants.
Read Jane’s personal story about hiring her very own virtual personal assistant – read more.
Not exactly a mentor but Jonathan Wilson (ex Virgin Airlines turned consultant) has an enormous influence on me.
ONE RULE YOU LIVE BY?
Everyone you meet has something interesting to teach you.
Has to be having three energetic, determined and opinionated daughters!
FAVOURITE CITY HOTEL?
The Connaught Hotel in London.
WHERE CAN YOU BE FOUND ON THURSDAY MORNINGS?
Meetings in London, usually in the Marylebone area.
Three cups of tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT?
Going out to Putney wearing my slippers. In my defence I had 3 children under the age of 3 at the time.
WOULDN’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT?
Women on Boards Ambassador
Jane Braithwaite is proud to be an ambassador for Women on Boards, a small organisation with a big mission: to increase the gender diversity of boards in all sectors across the UK.
Jane and the Designated Group team have a long and successful relationship and whole heartedly support the amazing work of the WOB team.