Anne was born Manchester and has been a resident of Bournemouth since 1973. She became a trustee of The Leonardo Trust in February 2019 and is currently Chair. Anne is retired, her last role was Director of University Services, The Arts University Bournemouth 1998-2010, where she had Senior management responsibility for Estates, Facilities, Marketing and Human Resources. She has one son, three grandchildren and her interests include: Gardening, knitting, cinema, theatre, concerts, classical music, reading (mainly non-fiction), socialising, languages (French and Italian) travel and sport, especially football. Anne has travelled widely in Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Bolivia, New England, Oman, Georgia and all over Europe. Anne was a carer for her late husband and cares passionately about supporitng unpaid carers..