Jean Gowin is the Managing Director of Jeanius Consulting and a media professional with wide-ranging business experience in both domestic and international markets. Jean has more than twenty years’ experience in this field, with the last fifteen years including maritime.
Jeanius Consulting is an independent marketing services company offering PR & marketing, social media management, business development and creative solutions. Comprised of two divisions, maritime and non-maritime, Jeanius has quickly grown both locally and globally; with Jean successfully combining a diverse range of clientele.
Being an active member of many organisations, including BIMCO, InterManager and the UK Chamber of Shipping, Jean, along with her team ,strive to not only promote their global clients, but to also highlight the overall worldwide image of shipping and its ever increasing role in the global economy.
Jean’s wider maritime industry work involves being a committee member of the Maritime Industries Leadership Council, where she participates in their image working group alongside industry and DfT representatives. Jean was also instrumental in creating London International Shipping Week, and has recently been working alongside Seafarers UK, on Seafarers Awareness Week – showcasing seafaring and highlighting ‘Opportunities at Sea’.
In her non-maritime role, Jean is a Non-Exec Director of SEMLEP (South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership) where she is Business Lead for Skills – working to help business & education close the regional skills gap, and she is also on the Board of MK Business Leaders, a prominent local business organisation.
Previously, Jean co-owned a maritime publishing and PR company heading up marketing, sales, events and administration, having overall responsibility for the global sales of the company’s world-leading publications.
Jean encourages an open and team orientated way of working and has a great sense of CSR, involving herself and Jeanius in many charitable and fundraising activities alongside day-to-day business. She has been a whole- hearted supporter of Human Rights at Sea since its inception.