Anna is Managing Director of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation (GBRF) where she has charted the development of a refreshed portfolio of Reef programs and led the organisation to achieve fundraising growth, bringing together corporate and private philanthropy with government, science and communities. Anna has worked in leadership roles across the not-for-profit and creative industries for almost 20 years. She was CEO of Queensland Ballet, leading a major change program that achieved enormous growth. Other previous roles include General Manager – Creative for corporate communications agency Rowland, Development Director of the Queensland Art Gallery and GoMA, and General Manager at the Institute of Modern Art. She has also held board positions with the Brisbane Festival, Brisbane Powerhouse and Circa. Anna was awarded the Australian Institute of Management’s Not for Profit Manager of the Year (2013), a Winston Churchill Memorial Fellowship (2003) and Young Arts Manager of the Year (2001).
Other directorships and interests:
Member, GBRF International Scientific Advisory Committee