Jane Bawden

Image description: Jane Bawden smiles at the camera, and has tanned skin and dark hair framing her face.

Jane Bawden is the CE of Parent to Parent NZ and the parent of a 23 year old, Hugh, a young man with high support needs and a good life lived in his local community, with the help of his family, friends and a support team. Hugh and his family continue to learn from other families sharing their stories, disabled self-advocates and family whānau organisations.


Jane’s professional background is in law and governance and she joined Parent to Parent NZ in 2018.