- First appointment as Independent Non-Executive Director on 19 November 2013
- Chairman of Risk Management Committee
- Member of Audit Committee
Anne holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Essex University, United Kingdom, and a Higher National Diploma in Computer Studies from Plymouth Polytechnic, United Kingdom.
Within the Media Prima Group, she was previously the Chairman of Media Prima Digital Sdn Bhd and a member of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad.
She currently sits on the Board of Metrod Holdings Berhad and is a committee member of Pertubuhan Pelindung dan Penyelamat Kanak-kanak Selangor dan Kuala Lumpur (Protect and Save the Children Association of Selangor and Kuala Lumpur also known as P.S. The Children). She was appointed as a Trustee on the Board of Tun Fatimah Hashim Women’s Leadership Centre UKM.
Anne has over 20 years of experience in the Information Technology industry, starting out as a technical trainer in 1990, moving her way up to become the Managing Director for Cisco’s Malaysian operations in 2008, a position she held for three years. Prior to that role, she was the Country Manager for the SAP Malaysian Operations for over two years.
Holding leadership positions in two of the largest global technology corporations allowed her to be involved in strategic and significant technology discussions, recommendations and implementations across both government and corporate sectors in Malaysia. Her career track includes positions in Baan Asia Pacific, Oracle Malaysia and MCSB Systems Malaysia.In the course of her corporate career, she has always been a strong advocate for women’s advancement into leadership positions. In August 2011, she decided to leave the corporate world to establish a consulting and training organisation committed to changing perceptions and mindsets on the significance of balanced gender leadership. Hence the establishment of LeadWomen Sdn Bhd in November 2011. As founder and Chair of LeadWomen, Anne plays a pivotal role in guiding the company’s vision and mission towards developing and advancing women into leadership and board positions across the corporate sectors.