Jane Hughes

As Director of Communications, Jane is responsible for maintaining and building the reputation of the Crick, and for promoting the organisation’s work. She leads the Crick’s media activity, digital communications, internal communications and events.

Jane joined the Crick in April 2018 having been Associate Director of Communications at the Royal College of Nursing. Prior to that, as Director of Communications at Rethink Mental Illness, she led campaigns on mental health issues. Jane spent much of her career in BBC News, most recently as Health Correspondent.