Dr Jane Davies

BSc (University of Brighton), MSc (London School of Economics), MBA (Babson College), DBA (Boston University)

Senior Faculty in Management Practice

Director of the MBA Programme

Deputy Director of the Centre for Process Excellence & Innovation (CPEI)

Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College

Dr Jane Davies is a University Lecturer in Operations Management and a member of the Centre for Process Excellence and Innovation (CPEI) at the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the faculty at Cambridge, Jane completed her doctorate at Boston University School of Management where she also taught the MBA Core Operations class as well as electives in Six Sigma and Project Management. Prior to her academic career, Jane spent ten years consulting with companies in the finance, telecoms and public sectors on operational excellence initiatives and technology change projects. Jane’s research interests focus on two main areas: the interface between operations management and finance – specifically looking at the relationship between operational choices and the market valuation of the firm, and the role of operations in entrepreneurial ventures, with a specific interest on firms in the clean technology sector.