Ann retired in 2013, after 12 years at Key Fund, 8 of those as Chief Executive. Previous to that, Ann spent time in resource management and administration including periods in manufacturing, agriculture, HM Services and education. She was a director of the CDFA for 6 years and has spent time as a school governor. Ann supported the DoH £100m+ Social Enterprise Investment Fund from inception in 2007 to 2017. The Fund invested in a wide range of health and social care areas. Previous to and after retirement Ann supported the £60m Responsible Finance Regional Growth Fund programme supporting business growth, firstly as a member of its external investment panel and latterly as the panel’s liaison with delivery partners. Across 2015/2016 Ann acted as a liaison between Responsible Finance, social investors and private sector supporters developing an on line fast, fair and flexible personal credit product.
Ann is a member of Access’s Audit and Risk Committee.