Ann is currently a trustee of Oasis Community learning and the Diocese of Bristol Academy Trust. She retired as Diocesan Director of Education in Chichester Diocese in 2018. She was previously Director of External Relations for the Bible Society. She has spent all her working life involved with education, starting her career as a history teacher and has also worked at the Department for Education (DfE). Throughout this time she has been a governor of several schools, primary, secondary and nursery. She has been a national trainer and consultant to Local Education Authorities, the DfE, and independent schools. Adamson Books have published her book ‘Joined-up Governance’, co-authored with Jane Martin.