Jane O’Brien


Jane joined Trajectory with over 25 years experience spanning legal, social, behavioural, cultural and consumer research. Past clients include central government (DfE, DCMS, DECC, DWP, DTI, BIS, Home Office), the European Commission, Alcohol Concern, Legal Protection Group, BBC, Battersea Arts Centre, Sutton Trust. Her previous roles include Director of Policy at NatCen Social Research, Head of Research at Which?/Consumers’ Association, Deputy Director of the National Academy for Parenting Research and Senior Policy Research at the Arts Council of England. Jane has been a member of the Government Social Research group, EC working parties for cultural industries and employment, ONS Census Users Groups and various research advisory groups. She has a degree in Economics and a PhD in Law.