Jane Mott-Palmer

Jane Mott-Palmer

Chief of Staff

Executive Division


Jane Mott-Palmer is the Chief of Staff for the National Policing Institute. Jane comes to the National Policing Institute from Eurasia Group, a global political risk firm where she served as Global Head of Business Services. In this role, she oversaw business operations on a global scale as well as the business operations team. In addition, she served as Chief of Staff to the Chairman, who is also the Head of Research at Eurasia Group. During her tenure, she streamlined internal processes across the shared services platform and implemented new technologies and strategies that enhanced the firm’s overall efficiency and effectiveness in servicing the firm’s clients. At Eurasia Group, Jane partnered with Human Resources to address cultural challenges within the firm and served on the Diversity, Performance Management, and Operations Management committees.

Prior to Eurasia Group, Jane performed the role of Chief Human Capital Officer at the Plastics Industry Association, where she oversaw the entire Human Resources function and Office of the President. During her time at PLASTICS, she streamlined and created internal practices that addressed long-standing cultural and operational deficiencies. She worked very closely with the Board of Directors and its leadership to drive the association’s goals for the entire North American plastics industry. In this position, Jane also planned three board meetings each year and organized vital inputs for work associated with NPE, the industry’s triennial trade show, the third largest in the country.

Completely unrelated to her current career path, Jane studied vocal music at Ithaca College and pursued an operatic career for 15 years. Jane currently resides in Maryland with her husband, David, a retired Marine Corps officer, daughters, Anya (8) and Leah (7), and beloved Lab mix, Breezy.

Areas of Focus

  • Organizational management

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