Jane Horan

Jane Horan is the founder of the Horan Group , a strategic consulting practice focusing on the acceleration of women leaders, innovation and learning. Previously, the Director of Management & Organizational Development for Kraft Foods Asia in Singapore responsible for leading the formulation and implementation of Kraft’s employee development, talent management and innovation strategies. Prior to Kraft, Jane was the Executive Director of Organizational Development for The Walt Disney Company (Asia Pacific) based in Hong Kong. Whilst at Disney Jane was accountable to lead all Talent Management, Leadership Development, and Organization and Culture Change initiatives across Asia Pacific.  During her tenure with Disney, Jane designed and implemented business driven action learning programs for high potential talents driving innovation and entrepreneurship across business segments. Jane facilitated, organizational savvy workshops and provided executive coaching to women leaders across multiple business segments.

Jane has extensive background in cross cultural development, building global teams and working with virtual, diverse teams. Jane has published articles and is a frequent speaker on Transformational Women Leaders, Positive Politics, Employment Branding, HR practices, and Innovation. Of late, Jane provides workshops and coaching to executive women on positive politics, ethical lobbying, and high integrity tactics for career and business success. Leveraging on her business experience and research on women leaders, Jane now works with multiple Fortune 100 companies , NGO’s and academic institutions in the Asia Pacific Region and across Europe.

Jane holds a board position as 1st Vice President with PrimeTime, a business and professional women’s network in Singapore. She is frequently published on Women-omics, a global organization focusing on gender balance work environments.

Jane holds an Educational Doctorate with Bristol University on Asian Women Leaders, focusing on Transformational Asian Women Leaders, a Masters Degree in Organization Design and Effectiveness from The Fielding Institute – California, studied International Relations and Chinese Language with the Monterey Institute-California and Hunan Technical University in Changsha, China, and a BA in Social Ecology and Spanish from the University of California at Irvine.  Jane has lived, worked and studied in Asia for over 18 years.


  • Transformational Women Leaders and Some Barriers to the Top
  • Unconscious Bias
  • The Power of Positive Workplace Politics
  • Political Savvy, a critical leadership skill
  • Poltical Savvy – what every HR professional needs to know
  • The Art of Career Navigation
  • The Power of Story: Leadership, Career & Self
  • Perception Management and Reputation Capital
  • Building Engaged and Inclusive Work Environments
  • Innovation on Command
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