Jen is a network advisor for CIPFAs Finance Advisory Network (FAN). She graduated from Lancaster University in 2012 with a masters degree in Philosophy, where she had a particular focus on ethics. She is a CIPFA-qualified accountant who joined the FAN at CIPFA in 2022 after working for seven years in local government. Prior to her current role, she had been working at Bury Metropolitan Council where she started as a revenue advisor in Public Health and Adult Social Care. From there she joined the authority’s closedown and capital teams, with a particular focus on fixed assets and closure of capital accounts. Her experience also includes working on a number of special projects including transformation, levelling up and land and property disposals scheme. Jen is also an active member within her CIPFA region and is currently the vice president for the CIPFA North West Region.