Michelle Janes


Michelle is Co-Chief Executive of the JLC and Executive Director of Lead.

She is responsible for the strategic growth and direction of the organisation. 

Before joining Lead, she worked for Masorti Judaism as their Operations Director for 5 years managing programming, events and volunteer development. Michelle has also previously worked as a Head of Department in a London school and was seconded to Middlesex University as a lecturer. 

She has completed an MBA with a focus on senior lay-professional relationships in the UK Jewish community, Michelle’s links to leadership training and development stretch back over 20 years.