Ann is one of Australia's leading business executives with a career that spans Government, Banking and Cruise Tourism. She is Chair of UNICEF Australia and Enero Group and currently holds non-executive roles with National Australia Bank, Sydney Airport, Infrastructure Victoria, Cape York Partnerships, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG).
Ann is the Australian Co-Chair of the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum. She is also an Adviser, the former Chairman and was Chief Executive Officer of Carnival Australia for a decade. Carnival Australia is the largest cruise ship operator in the Australia/Pacific region. The Australian Government awarded Ann the Centenary Medal in 2001 and in 2004 she was awarded an Order of Australia.
Ann devotes considerable energy to her passion for women’s rights (currently as convenor of the Champions of Change Coalition), supporting opportunity for Indigenous communities, personal philanthropy and support of the arts.