Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs

Jane Chafer

Jane has had a marketing and communications career that has taken her from mining, through chocolate to telecoms and now higher education. In February 2014 Jane joined the Executive team at the University of Exeter as the Director of Communications and Corporate Affairs.  A Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Charted Institute of Marketing Jane also holds the position of Chair for the Universities Marketing Forum.

The role at Exeter is interesting and diverse; having responsibility for the successful delivery of the institution’s communications, marketing, student recruitment and student admissions. Leading a team of over 200 colleagues, Jane has initiated a number of projects to put Exeter firmly on the map as a world class university.

In her spare time Jane enjoys skiing and sailing and following Plymouth Argyle Football Club where she sits on the board as a Non-Executive Director.