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Janet is co-founder of multi-award winning firm Tapestry Compliance, a law firm specialising in global HR and incentives. She specialises in all aspects of global executive and employee share plans and incentives. Janet founded and leads the ICSA certificate in Employee Share Plans, the UK’s only professionally recognised qualification in this area. She has been recognised for her contribution to employee share ownership with an OBE and was also awarded the inaugural Proshare ‘Services to Employee Ownership’ award.


1991-2011 Linklaters, Partner and global head of employee incentives

2011 - Tapestry Compliance, Partner

Professional Memberships

Board member and co-founder, Global Equity Organisation.

Advisory Board, Proshare

Executive Committee member, Share Plan Lawyers Organisation

Legal adviser on remuneration to the global bank's trade organisation AFME

Co-founder, Share Schemes Advanced Studies Group

Course Director, ICSA Certificate in Employee Share Plans.

Fellow of the ICSA, the CIPD and the RSA


Law Business Research’s Executive Remuneration Review 5th and 6th Editions

Tolley's Directors' Remuneration


Trustee of the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) (Chair of Remuneration Committee)

Council Member, Roehampton University (Chair of Remuneration Committee)

Member of UNWomen UK