Jane Cowell

Jane Cowell is the National Director of Young People’s funding with the Education Funding Agency. She is responsible for funding policy implementation and funding allocations to schools, colleges and other providers for 16-19 participation, post-16 High Needs Students and all post-16 Student  Financial Support.

Jane has had a number of leadership and management roles in education spanning colleges, HE, local authorities and the voluntary sector. When her children were young Jane worked as a self-employed consultant in the education area and during this time worked with Helena Kennedy QC and her committee on widening participation.


Date of appointment   01/09/2014
Term of office  4 years
Date of resignation  N/A
Relevant business and pecuniary interests  Trustee Love Music Trust- Cheshire East LA Area
Attendance record 2017-18  2/4