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Jane Butler


Jane is the Executive Director of the Earth System Governance International Project Office. She has been with the project for over two years, originally serving as the science and communications officer. Before working with the ESG Project, Jane worked for a Dutch sustainable development consultancy, as well as in international business roles in both Singapore and Dublin.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Trinity College Dublin in European Studies and a first-class honors MSc in Cultural Anthropology: Sustainable Citizenship from Utrecht University.

She is most interested in the interface between science and society and likes to break down walls between stakeholders. She is energized by building relationships, collaborating with others, and seeing new possibilities realized.

Jane can be contacted via email at

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