Jane Ashcroft CBE, Chief Executive, Anchor joined Anchor in 1999 from BUPA, which had acquired Care First plc where she was Personnel Director. She was previously HR Manager and Company Secretary with Bromford Housing Group, and before that Assistant Secretary with Midlands Electricity plc. Jane chairs Care England, the leading representative body for independent care services in England and is a trustee of The Silver Line, a helpline for older people. She was appointed Chief Executive of Anchor on 9 March 2010.
Jane is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries, a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a Non-Executive Director of Dignity plc.