Leadership and communications coach Jane Abitanta is the founder of Perceval Associates, a consultancy focused on helping asset managers deliver more compelling messages to their investors. Jane occupies a special position in the institutional investment arena that comes from her ability to diagnose the underlying problems that get in the way of money managers, and provide successful solutions that help them attract and retain capital.
Jane is a former director of 100 Women in Finance, a global association of more than 20,000 members focused on education, professional leverage and philanthropy. She has served as Charter Faculty for the Institute for Private Investors, as a member of the Investment Committee of Women’s World Banking, and as director of the Association for Investment Management Sales Executives (AIMSE). She is a former director of Green Cay Asset Management, a Bahamas-based alternative investment firm and of Shaking the Tree, a not-for-profit organization that uses interactive theater to illustrate family wealth dynamics.
Prior to the formation of Perceval Associates, Jane was an investment strategist with Citicorp Investment Management and held executive marketing positions at Bessemer Trust and Swiss Bank Corporation.
With an MBA in Finance and Investment Management from Fordham University, and a BA in Economics and Political Science from the University of Delaware, Jane earned an MA in Social-Organizational Psychology and Change from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2008.