Jane has worked in the world of tea since 1983. After owning her own tearoom, she become a freelance editor, writer, trainer and consultant to various organisations and tea companies, including the UK Tea Council, the Indian Tea Board, and Twinings. Over the years, she has written for various magazines and websites, including Tea and Coffee Trade Journal, Tea and Coffee Asia, Fresh Cup, Tea – A Magazine, STiR Tea and Coffee Magazine, World Tea Media, and Tea-Time Magazine, for which she is a contributing editor. She has spoken at tea conferences and events in the US, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, Canada, Russia, Georgia, Spain, France, Belgium, Poland, the Czech Republic, Italy, and Argentina. She has also trained staff and given presentations in five star hotels and tea rooms around the world and until 2015, she taught tea masterclasses in the UK under the auspices of The UK Tea Council. She is now Director of Education at the UK Tea Academy, which teaches courses at different levels in London and elsewhere in Britain. She has published 16 books on tea and is currently working on more. Her next book, The World of Tea, will be published in 2018 by Hoffman Media, publisher of TeaTime Magazine.