Jane Nickerson joined the British Swimming Board in 2018 as a nominated representative of Swim England.

Jane has worked at Swim England for 20 years and over this time at the organisation has held a range of senior management posts. These have included Head of Administration, Director of Operations and Chief Operating Officer before Jane took up the role of CEO in 2017.

Jane has a deep understanding of the sport through the eyes of a swimmer and through her involvement in regional governance. As a youngster, she swam competitively for City of Coventry reaching national championship standard, and during the 1990s, was an England and Great Britain swimming team manager.

Jane graduated with BEd majoring in History and English after studying Ethnography in France for 12 months. Outside of work, Jane continues to enjoying swimming for relaxation and is committed to her voluntary work with the Samaritans.