Areas of expertise:
- Audience Trends
- Insight-based decision-making
- Strategic engagement planning
- Cultural policy and leadership
Anne founded The Audience Agency in 2011 and has seen it grow into an organisation employing over 50 people with hundreds of clients in the UK and across the world. She has been influential for over three decades, improving practice and advocating for change in the cultural sector, especially in terms of encouraging an audience-centred approach and in the use of data and other evidence in the development of policy and practice.
She is a regular commentator and speaker on these issues – including a column in Arts Professional - in the UK and internationally. She is the Co-Director of the new Centre for Cultural Value, funded by the AHRC and based at the University of Leeds and is an experienced trustee – currently of Tamasha Theatre Co and Europeana. She is a director of The Audience Agency’s trading subsidiary, TAA Tech Ventures.