Jane Smithard Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Jane Smithard is Company Secretary of Micro Focus International plc and was named General Counsel of Micro Focus in May 2006. Ms. Smithard has worked with Micro Focus for over 15 years providing a wide range of legal services, most notably leading the efforts through the 2005 IPO. Ms. Smithard is a Barrister, having been called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1982. She also has a BA(Hons)in Law, a postgraduate diploma in European Law from Kings College of London and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.