Ann has spent most of her physiotherapy career in the higher education sector and, until recently was directly involved in teaching, research and leadership within a team of physiotherapists. Throughout her career, Ann has been actively involved with the CSP where she has held a variety of roles that can be directly related the experience required to understand the role of a trustee. At the time of her application, Ann was Head of Life Sciences at Coventry University, however with retirement from this post, she feels that this is the perfect time to channel her energy and skills, particularly with regard to her research on the role of social media in professional networking,  into supporting the work of the PPEF and helping to publicise the excellent opportunities and research activities it has to offer to a wider audience.