Ann is Executive Creative Director at Wavemaker UK, a media x content x technology agency.
She created and developed the role of Creative Director in media in London, after moving to the UK from South Africa in 2007.
Awards include an IPA Grand Prix for Effectiveness and a Silver Cannes Media Lion. She’s a regular judge for industry awards including serving on the Branded Content Cannes Lions jury in 2015.
Her first job was in the performing arts as a principal ballet dancer, working for two of South Africa’s State Theatres where she was fortunate to perform at Nelson Mandela’s inauguration.
Ann has mentored regularly at School of Communications Arts for over six years, including joining their faculty as creative director for a term in 2017.