Ann is a Creative Leadership coach, helping businesses to transform their Health, Safety and Wellbeing programmes. As owner of 'worksafeandwell.co.uk ' Ann develops and delivers programmes promoting the creative arts to improve workplace wellbeing. She has worked across multiple sectors promoting health and wellbeing issues for all of her professional life. Ann is a graduate Biological scientist who moved into a career in Health and Safety after acting as a Trade Union H&S representative, and has held various roles throughout the Higher Education and private consultancy sectors.
A Chartered Fellow of IOSH, she has been an active volunteer for over fifteen years, holding various committee roles including chairing IOSH Scotland, and was a founding member of the IOSH Professional Standards committee. She has actively supported the Biological safety community, acting as Secretary of the Northern Biological safety officers group, organising committee roles with ISTR, and is a current accreditation assessor for the Professional Biosafety practitioner qualification.
Ann is also a passionate advocate for positive Mental Health support and is a Time to Change Champion, supporting local and National anti-stigma campaigns and mentoring programmes. She is also an accredited EFT practitioner, running her own private coaching practice, as well as being a working artist and musician and amateur actor.