Jan MortonJan Morton is a chartered accountant, Finance Director and business partner who works in the Film and TV industry. After reading mathematics at King’s College, London, Jan qualified as an accountant in 1993. She then worked in the charitable, not-for-profit sector for a Housing Association before moving into the world of Entertainment. Since then Jan has worked for some of the most iconic companies in the world such as Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal and the BBC. As a business partner, Jan works with the CEO and key internal stakeholders to create budgets and business plans and provides commercial and financial advice to support business decisions. She has a proven track record in delivering results; leading cost reduction programmes and driving through operational changes to create efficiencies and improve profitability. Jan has improved financial reporting, processes and procedures in all her roles and has built first-class teams along the way. At Paramount Pictures, she was also responsible for HR, IT and Facilities departments as well as a subsidiary in Dublin.

Jan brings a wealth of financial experience to the Board of Trustees, in particular: a good understanding of financial management and reporting, organisational development, strategic business planning and governance. Jan has been passionate about Egyptology since she was a child and has attended numerous courses over the years. More recently she studied for a Diploma in Egyptology, then a post-Diploma course on Deir el-Medina at Birkbeck College, University of London, graduating in 2010.