Anne was appointed chief executive of GS1 UK in January 2021. GS1 has 116 Member Organisations, throughout the world, keeping consumers informed and protected through the power of standards.
Specialising in change management within the not-for-profit space, she has a proven track record of delivering challenging targets while harnessing the skills, knowledge and passion of members, staff and external stakeholders.
Previously, Anne held leadership roles across a diverse range of membership organisations, including time as CEO at both the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) and Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM). Anne was director of commercial and membership services at the Law Society, and commercial and marketing director at the Confederation of British Industry.
Anne’s earlier career in academic and professional publishing included senior sales, marketing and product development roles for publishers such as Prentice Hall and Thomson Reuters. She has a first-class honours degree from Glasgow University and a postgraduate diploma in law from Nottingham Law School.