Ann is a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, awarded for her contribution to education, research and policy. She established her career in the NHS and private practice, before moving into physiotherapy higher education. Her current role as Head of Life Sciences at Coventry University oversees the academic disciplines of biosciences, sports science and sports therapy.
Ann has been active within professional accreditation, working for the UK health regulator in programme approval and international registration. She has also held several national roles including Chair of Council (CSP) and Chair of the Allied Health Professions Federation.
Ann’s research spans 25 years, speaking internationally on advancing physiotherapy practice, digital health, social media and professional networking. Ann is co-founder of the Big Physio Survey and an advocate of The Big R’s, continuing to challenge the future direction of the physiotherapy and AHP professions; actively supporting the development of the physiotherapy workforce.