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I enjoyed a successful full time career at the most senior levels across the public, private and charity sectors – and I now use this experience to help individuals and organisations understand themselves and each other better and to improve the way they communicate and work with each other.

Whatever your reason for visiting my website, I hope it gives you an insight into who I am and what motivates and interests me - and if anything excites your curiosity and you think I can help you, please get in touch.

What I do

Testimonials

"Ann is a person of formidable energy, equipped with a lively intellect and considerable diplomatic skills, as well as drive and tenacity."
Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall Former Executive Director, National Theatre

​News / Blog

Mystical Experience or Medical Emergency? Cold Water Sea…
Part 5 ‘Hard to define what constitutes ‘mystical’ – perception refreshed giving a greater…

05 May 2021

Mystical Experience or Medical Emergency? Cold Water Sea…
Part 4 Transient Global Amnesia

05 May 2021

Mystical Experience or Medical Emergency? Cold Water Sea…
Part 3 Oblivious to the consequences that were to befall me, I marvelled in the moment, in the…

05 May 2021

Mystical Experience or Medical Emergency? Cold Water Sea…
Part 2 One such occasion was the early morning of Sunday 2 May 2021- when I had woken early to catch…

05 May 2021

Mystical Experience or Medical Emergency? My first…
Part 1 : the location: Lindisfarne Northumberland 2 May 2021

04 May 2021

60 years on c1960 Norbury Church of England Primary School,…
I was a fat child. Today I’d be labelled obese but back in the late 1950’s no-one, except…

03 March 2021

Figures of Speech
How I've become a reluctant (minor) gay icon - my contribution to LGBTQ+History Month 2021

28 February 2021

Locked down and out: education and marginalisation in Covid…
This blog is the text of a talk I gave to members of the Athenaeum Club on 18 January 2021. The…

23 January 2021