Global Brand Strategist, Accomplished Researcher, Award Winning Thought-Leader, Author and International Speaker.
An early pioneer of the purpose space, a Superbrands Branding Leader, a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader and a GCPIT Global Woman in Leadership, Anne is the author of DO GOOD, which details her pioneering Me-to-We continuum of Brand Citizenship®. She is a listener, collaborator and tireless innovator above all else. Gifted in seeing the potential in people and brands, she invites others to gain new perspectives alongside her and guides them to strategically bring these new possibilities to life.
Today, Anne advises leaders and brands on how to integrate brand strategy, marketing, communications and culture with purpose, sustainability and ESG principles. A former executive director of strategy and planning and head of consulting at Interbrand, the world’s leading brand consultancy, she also has previously worked in strategic planning and product management corporate and wholesale banking and began her career at Grey Advertising.
Concurrent to working with clients, speaking and volunteering, she is: helping to advance IAA’s Global Sustainability Council; an Ambassador for Meaningful Business; an advisor to Overflow pbc; on the Council of Aspiration and Inspiration for the Spirit of Humanity Forum; and an active advocate for women’s issues, equity and belonging.
To every client, regardless of sector or size, Anne brings a depth of knowledge and understanding that only comes from interacting with a lengthy list of the world’s most valuable brands including Aegon, adidas, American Cancer Society, Citibank, Deloitte, Emerson, Hard Rock Cafe, IBM, ING, Jameson Irish Whiskey, JPMorgan Chase, Kingfisher, L’Oreal, Microsoft, NBCUniversal, Pearson, Pepsi, Prudential, Save the Children, Scandanavian Airlines, Skanska, Stolichnaya, Symantec, Thomasville, ThomsonReuters and UNICEF, among many others.
Anne holds an MBA from the Darden School at UVA and has taught marketing at NYU Stern School of Business’s London campus. She's also trained in GRI Sustainability Reporting and is a certified Image Consultant. Her writings have been published in Brands and Branding (Economist Books), hbr.com, Bloomberg News, The Guardian, Journal of Brand Strategy and many other industry publications. And she’s been interviewed on numerous podcasts, radio shows and Fox Business, and spoken at the United Nations, international conferences, business schools and client events.
An active community volunteer, Anne has served on boards and committees for non-profits in both the US and the UK and is extremely proud of the work she has done for non-profit and humanitarian aid organizations.
Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: New York, NY USA
Speaking Topics: All speaking engagements are customized for the audience
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