Jane Porter

Senior Vice President, Northern Trust

Having started her career at Chase Manhattan Bank NA Jane has worked in the financial services industry for 23 years, mainly in the relationship management, client side of the business.  Currently she is responsible for a number of key clients for the bank based in the Middle East, Nordics and UK which cover a range of services and regulation. In 2006 she completed a 2 year secondment in Dublin working on the Funds side of the business.

Jane has mentored both men and women in different locations of the bank and outside of the bank for the last 10 years, specifically focusing on their personal development, raising their profile and ensuring they get the best out of themselves and their career. Jane held the role of Chair of the Women in Leadership group for 5 years.

Jane has a BA(hons) Degree, a Post Graduate Diploma in International Business and the Investment Management Certificate. Jane speak French, enjoys traveling, visiting and learning about new cultures and current affairs.

What career advice would you go back and tell 20-year-old you if you could?

I’d tell my 20 year old self to have more faith in myself, more confidence and to appreciate some of the amazing experiences and people I’ve met along the way.  Live in the moment more.