Anna is Wellington born and bred and has experience working in corporates, small businesses, and the education sector. After finishing her Bachelor’s degree in Japan and becoming fluent in Japanese, she worked in operations, marketing communications and recruitment both here in New Zealand and offshore. More recently Anna graduated with a Diploma in Career Guidance and has worked at Wellington College supporting pathways students, coordinating and developing programmes for Year 9-13 students to build their career plans and develop work-ready skills. During this time Anna also coordinated the Japanese Rugby Academy Program and project managed large sporting events. Always keen to give back Anna helps out with her children’s sports teams and volunteers at Ronald McDonald House. Keeping up with her teenage children, dog, husband, and catching up with friends provides plenty of fun.