Jessica became chair in June 2017 after being elected to the board by members at the 2016 AGM.
Jessica is an NCT breastfeeding counsellor, research networker and former branch co-ordinator, with a variety of other voluntary roles since joining NCT in 2009. She lives in London with her husband, two daughters and a rabbit.
Jessica is also Chief Analyst at a technology advisory company, where she leads a multi-million pound public sector research programme. She brings a good deal of digital, business and people management experience to the Board, with previous roles including strategy consultant, technology researcher, director at a digital start-up company which built a network for charity CEOs and Trustees, and in public relations. She is a Fellow of the RSA, member of the Association of Chairs, and a mentor on the Cityparents scheme for working parents.