Jane was a director and then adviser at the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum from 1993 to 2012. In 2009, she was one of the track leaders for the Clinton Global Initiative, coordinating the track on human capital. In 2001, she worked with the United Nations Global Compact in the office of the UN Secretary-General preparing a report for the General Assembly on cooperation between the UN and the private sector. Prior to 1993, Nelson worked for the Business Council for Sustainable Development in Africa, for FUNDES in Latin America, and as a Vice President at Citibank working for the bank’s Financial Institutions Group in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. She has co-authored five books and over 70 publications on the role of business in society, as well as five of the World Economic Forum’s Global Corporate Citizenship reports. She has a degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Natal in South Africa and an MA from Oxford University, and is a former Rhodes Scholar and recipient of the Keystone Center’s 2005 Leadership in Education Award. Jane is also a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and a senior associate at the Programme for Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University.

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