Jan Gooding

Chair, Given

Jan Gooding is known to be one of the UK’s most experienced marketing leaders and is outspoken on a range of subjects from building global brands to inclusive leadership.

She has enjoyed a successful marketing career during which time she has worked with blue chip corporates such as BT, British Gas, Diageo and Unilever and, most latterly, as the Group Brand Director at Aviva. In her final role at Aviva, as their first Global Inclusion Director, she was responsible for introducing the ground-breaking policy of equal parental leave.

She is currently the Chair of PAMCo, the governing body which oversees audience measurement for the published media industry. Chair of Given a brand purpose agency which builds successful brands by making business a force for good. President of the Market Research Society, the world’s leading research association. Recipient of the ‘The Drum Lifetime Achievement’ Award.


Our 2020 annual conference will be a Global virtual experience and we’re calling it our Brave Get Together.
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