Anna joined the Centre from the Department of Health where she was Director of Strategy and Chief Analyst.
Anna began her career with the World Health Organisation working as a research officer for the European Observatory on Health Care Systems. In 2003-2004 she worked as a policy analyst in the Department of Health Strategy Unit where she focused on a range of issues including choice, global health and public health. She has undertaken consultancy work for a range of clients including OECD, Monitor, Care Quality Commission, the Treasury as well as advising numerous Ministries of Health including Hong Kong, Portugal and the UK government.
Anna was previously Lecturer in European Health Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2005-6 she was awarded a Harkness Fellowship in Health Policy by the Commonwealth Fund of New York.
As Director of Policy at The King’s Fund she led work on health system reforms, regulation, patient choice, self-management of long term conditions and the future of health and social care in England.
She has a PhD in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE Health. Anna is a lay trustee of the British Geriatrics Society.