Anne is Head of Government Affairs at Carillion plc and working with the Government Affairs team, has responsibility for overseeing all political activity including: engagement with politicians (as well as the devolved nations), political monitoring and responses to Government and Stakeholder Consultations. In addition to this Anne is a Trustee on the Board of Carillion Academies Trust, Carillion’s education business. Anne is also a Trustee on a number of other charities including Eaga Charitable Trust, Trustee and Chair of Body Positive North East, a HIV charity and Trustee at Many Hands (Durham), which has involved regular visits to India and working with Indian charities to transform them into sustainable social enterprises. She is also vice-Chair of Governors at Kingsmeadow Secondary School in Gateshead. Prior to Carillion, Anne was Government Affairs Manager for Eaga, the employee owned plc, for 10 years prior to their acquisition by Carillion. Anne lives in the North East with her partner and two children.