Name: Jane Osborn

Role: Judge

Investment and Trade Specialist in Tourism for Regional Development Victoria, Jane is working to attract investment, support industry development, manage feasibility and business case projects in the Visitor Economy in Regional Victoria.

Jane has more than 25 years experience, including 15 years based in the Middle East, in the corporate, education marketing and market research sectors with Roy Morgan Research, Taylor Nelson Sofres, Travel Research Centre Sydney, Euromonitor International London and Education Adelaide.

With an educational background in media, research and communications, Jane has worked on many tourism projects for tourism related clients and in recent years has worked closely with the regional tourism boards of Goldfields, Grampians, Daylesford and the Wimmera Mallee regions to support  visitation growth and product development.

Jane is passionate about regional Victoria and growing skills, jobs and investment opportunities in tourism. This is Jane’s second year as a judge for VTIC.