Jan Sinclair

Jan has a distinguished senior level career managing complex international and multidisciplinary projects across HR & Immigration.

As Global Immigration Lead for Mergers, Acquisitions and Outsourcing at IBM, she sets strategy for the business on how to move employees quickly, compliantly and cost effectively, wherever the business need takes them.

A respected thought leader, Jan has contributed to the World Economic Forum on immigration matters and is called upon regularly to speak at global immigration seminars.  Jan is also a passionate advocate for diversity and inclusion in the workplace and was nominated and listed as one of the Top 100 Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) influencers in Technology (Financial Times, 2018)

Jan has always had a passion for people, talent development and personal growth. Her life work really is about enabling and inspiring people to challenge and stretch themselves to be the very best they can be.  Her experience, understanding and knowledge is drawn from several positions both in the publishing world at The Readers Digest and at IBM. As a result, Jan has watched people grow and flourish in their careers and lives.  On the business side she has helped to close multimillion-dollar deals, as well as delivering significant improvements to revenue and cost. This is across various functions and operations of the business.


We aspire to encourage young black women in their journeys to push boundaries, whilst celebrating the commitments of Black Women Entrepreneurs in Great Britain.

Our aim is to promote innovative, creative and talented black women in business across Great Britain, the Black Female Entrepreneurs that contribute in creating economic growth and social wellbeing.


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