Anne is a Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committees on the Boards of Shire plc, Tate and Lyle plc and EXL Inc. She is also Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the University of Aberdeen Development Fund.
Anne was Group HR Director at Centrica plc and sat on the Executive Committee until June 2011. She was also Chair of the Centrica Pension Schemes for 8 years until 2010 and is a former chair of the Institute of Employment Studies and the Engineering Development Trust.
A qualified lawyer, her executive career includes senior management roles at Shell UK, Deputy Director General of the Engineering Employers' Federation and Group HR Director at Smiths Group plc. Her former Non-Executive directorships include Northumbrian Water plc and SITA UK.