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Jane Corbett

Jane Corbett focuses on generative leadership for a sustainable future. She has worked as a tutor and course director on leadership, climate change and sustainability programmes in the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford part time since 1997. This has included designing international programmes for senior level delegations from China and USA and open leadership programmes for people from government, business and civil society.

Jane also runs a consultancy practice called the Generative Leadership Programme, training, coaching and collaborating with people and organizations to achieve their full potential to lead and learn at times of change and transition. A key focus is working collaboratively on global sustainability challenges and the transition to a sustainable future from an organizational, place based or international perspective.

Jane’s training workshops develop transformational self awareness and generative leadership practices through reflection on the connection with self, others and nature. She works with authentic, resonant and generative leadership practices, system thinking, scenarios and other future mindedness techniques, creativity and innovation, ecoliteracy, making sense of the science of climate and ecosystem change and new economic approaches.Jane has a passion for holistic ways of seeing the systems we are part of and working with our collective intelligence and creativity to support leadership and innovation.

Jane has designed learning and leadership programmes on climate change at the Open University UK. At the Earthwatch Institute she developed global climate learning programmes for HSBC staff championing change within the HSBC Climate Partnership. Before that she had twenty years experience working on food security, sustainable livelihoods, landscape and biodiversity conservation action research projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe.

Jane is part of the Authentic Leadership in Action Institute (ALIA) core team developing leadership programmes and networks in Europe. She is also a member of the Global Presencing Community and the Society for Organizational Learning. She has an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and an MA in Contemporary Arts from Oxford Brookes University and has trained in mindfulness training and coaching