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 ​Jane Poole-Wilson MLC

Contact Details

Address: Legislative Buildings, Finch Road, Douglas, IM1 3PW

Tel: 01624 686170

Emailjane.poole-wilson@gov.im

Address as: Mrs Poole-Wilson

Full title: Mrs Jane Poole-Wilson MLC

Personal

Born: Isle of Man.
 
Education: Educated at Ballakermeen High School. Graduated with an MA in Modern History from St Catherine's College, University of Oxford. Qualified as a solicitor following two years at Chester College of Law, and a training contract at Eversheds, London.
 
Family: Married with two sons.
 
Career: Qualified solicitor, specialising in employment law. Advised a wide range of clients whilst at Eversheds, including a secondment to the UK Financial Services Authority. Subsequently worked at Simmons & Simmons, London providing employment law advice and HR-related training to clients. Following a secondment to UBS Investment Bank, became the principal in-house employment lawyer for UBS advising on HR matters across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Returned to the Isle of Man in 2005 and worked for a specialist consultancy providing employment law support and HR-related training for large multi-nationals. Held position of Isle of Man Legal Aid Deputy Certifying Officer 2007-2010.
 
Public Service: Parent Governor at Marown Primary School and Trustee of St Christopher's Isle of Man. Leader for 1st Marown Beaver Scouts 2011-2016. Involved in supporting and fundraising for Western Vikings RUFC and Crosby Cricket Club.
 
Interests: Music and theatre: member of local choir Musicale; walking, Pilates, and swimming.

Parliamentary Profile

Current Posts

Member of the Legislative Council 2017-2018 and re-elected 2018-date
Chairman of the Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs and Justice 2017-2018 and re-elected 2018-date
Equality Champion 2017-date
Member of the Public Accounts Committee 2017-2018 and re-elected 2018-date
Member of the Select Committee on Whistleblowing 2018-date
Member of the Public Sector Pensions Authority 2018-date
Vice-Chair of the Public Services Commission 2018-date

Parliamentary Career

Committees of Tynwald: Member of the Select Committee on Library Provision 2017-2018  

Electoral History

First stood and elected as a Member of the Legislative Council in May 2017 for a term ending on 28th February 2018. Reelected in March 2018 for a term ending on 28th February 2023.

Political Party

Independent

 

Member's Interests

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