Anne was CEO of Crossroads Association for ten years and played a key role in the merger with The Princess Royal Trust for Carers to form Carers Trust in 2012. She took on the role of Chief Executive at the Trust to establish the new organisation before moving onto consultancy work in the voluntary sector, specialising in organisational change and development.

She was appointed a member of the Standing Commission on Carers, a post she held until 2014 and was awarded an OBE for services to carers in 2011.

Anne joined the Board in April 2018.