Driven by an immense passion for Education, Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Anna has close to 20 years of experience transforming global education, start-up innovation and marketing businesses across Europe and Southeast Asia. A multiple entrepreneur, corporate innovation facilitator and business strategist Anna has been based out of Singapore since 2004.
Anna works with BlueChilli’s corporate partners to help across a wide spectrum of needs - from collaborating with startups, helping entrepreneurs rapidly validate and commercialising ideas with limited capital and bridging cultures.
Before working at BlueChilli, Anna founded Startup2Life and The Creative Experience, where she closed high-figure training and transformation deals with multinational clients including KPMG, Hewlett Packard, Singapore Airlines, Shell, Schneider Electric and world-class Universities like SMU.
Anna has also worked with Southeast Asia’s first startup accelerator, JFDI.Asia, where she facilitated complex innovation projects between corporations and entrepreneurs and delivered and coached numerous incubation and acceleration programs.
The busy mother of two also sits on the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) of KAPLAN University and is an associate faculty with Melbourne Business School (Exec Education) for Innovation in Southeast Asia.
As a regular speaker and innovation facilitator Anna continues to build bridges and new opportunities around innovation and entrepreneurship.