Anne’s primary area of expertise is in Human Relations. She has worked extensively on culture change and her experience will be invaluable in supporting the Chair and the Senior Management Team as the Port looks to reanimate its culture. Anne brings commercial, manufacturing and consumer experience with a range of blue chip organisations looking at strategic diversification which is bringing important insight to the Port’s diversification strategy. Anne has the honour of being the Royal Mint’s first female Chief Executive and is championing equitable access to opportunities at the Port.
Anne has worked in HR across a number of sectors, gaining manufacturing experience early in her career at Rolls-Royce and Procter & Gamble. She went on to gain consumer experience at Radio Rentals and RAC.
She was HR Director of an industrial services company and Remploy, before joining The Royal Mint in 2008 as HR Director. She went on to lead the core Business Services in the organisation for a number of years before becoming their Director of Consumer in 2015. Anne led the strategic diversification of the business resulting in significant growth and was part of the team that launched the organisation’s new visitor attraction, The Royal Mint Experience, receiving over 100,000 visitors in its first year. In 2018, Anne became the Royal Mint's first female Chief Executive and Deputy Master of the Mint.
Particular areas of focus during her career have involved working with companies who are developing their culture and undergoing significant change.
She joined the Board in 2015 and is a member of the Port’s Remuneration and Nominations Committees.