Mission : net zero welcomes hospitality expert to the team

We are delighted to welcome hospitality superstar Jane Kendrick to mission : net zero as Chief Operations Officer. 

Jane brings over thirty years experience working in the hospitality industry with proven expertise across operations, hotel design and openings, procurement of FF&E (furniture, fixtures, and equipment), OS&E (operating supplies and equipment) and IT, and facilities and project management. 


Jane Kendrick joins mission : net zero as COO

Jane Kendrick


Jane’s career in hotel operations started with small-scale IHG franchisees which saw her manage hotel openings across the UK and Europe. Jane’s commitment and success saw her join Cycas Hospitality, a pan-European, multi-brand, all-segment hotel operator which saw her promoted to Director and Partner. This involved working with global hotel brands proprietary ESG and CSR platforms to monitor & measure activities in relation to energy, carbon, water, waste, employee engagement, community involvement and social impact. Responsible for multi-million pound budgets and an impressive portfolio of hotels, Jane has built a renowned reputation within the hospitality sector. 

Simon Catterick, a hospitality sector veteran, launched mission : net zero in the midst of Covid19, and with the industry dusting itself off from the pandemic, we’ve seen a positive step-change in attitude towards sustainability.

This year, the mission : net zero team have been working with a growing portfolio of limited service and full service hotels operating under global brands and leading independent 5-star venues who want to develop their environmental, sustainability and social impact goals. Jane will have overall supervisory responsibility for the entire company’s operations and be the bridge to ensure the strategic vision translates into profitable operations.

“Jane has an incredible hospitality background with proven leadership skills. Jane joining the team marks a key milestone in the mission : net zero journey and with her extensive operational track record she will be a real asset as we add scale to the business and develop our growing team. And crucially, given her extensive experience working with leading global and independent hotel brands, Jane’s participation in environmental, sustainability and social impact projects will be a huge benefit for hospitality sector our clients.” Simon Catterick – CEO, mission : net zero

“I am delighted that I have been given this opportunity with mission : net zero to take my passion for hospitality and the environment to assist the sector in gaining their green accreditation and continue to support the teams to meet the goals in their ESG and CSR journey.  To protect profits, businesses and the planet through sustainability commitments is the core part of our purpose. Sustainable commitments are becoming ever more important to guests and customers, so having an award from a prestigious international ecolabel demonstrates this and will give investors, guests and customers the assurance that they are making a sustainable choice.” Jane Kendrick – COO, mission : net zero


mission: net zero continue to engage and work with multiple clients in the hospitality sector across limited and full service hotels operating under global hotel brands, and independent, luxury five-star hotels and spas. 

Say hello!

You can connect with Jane on LinkedIn here

If you’d like to talk with Jane about her new role, please email her at jane.kendrick@mission-netzero.co.uk

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