Anne is a very familiar face in charity retail, having served as Chair of the Charity Retail Association from 2018 to 2021 and was Director of Trading for Oxfam.

During her 20 years with Oxfam, Anne played a key role in the retail leadership team and has managed HR and Retail teams, becoming Deputy Trading Director in 2013 and then Trading Director, responsible for a network of 650 shops.

Prior to Oxfam Anne worked in the public sector in further education, the Law Society, and the Greater London Council.

Anne is a Chartered Member of the CIPD with a Post Grad Diploma, a qualified and experienced HR and Health and Safety practitioner (including an MA in International HR and NEBOSH qualification).

She is an experienced coach and mentor and has managed a significant number of retail and HR projects to conclusion.  

In 2021, Anne was awarded the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the Charity Retail Awards.

Anne is our specialist in HR, Governance and Risk, including health & safety, loss prevention, data protection and safeguarding.

She also carries out interim work for charities, covering retail and HR leadership and management.

As a trainer, workplace coach and experienced HR and Learning Development professional, Anne provides advice and support on people management and development related issues – including management development and succession planning for team members in mid-level positions who want to move into more senior roles.

 To find out more about Anne’s services and how she can support you, get in touch

Anne with her Lifetime Achievement Award at the CRA Conference 2021