Ann has twenty years of experience working for global financial services companies. She has built a career rooted in the analysis of economic and political trends in global emerging markets, with an in depth knowledge of the CEEMEA region.
Ann spent over a decade in various research functions at Citigroup. Initially as a Senior Economist, then Head of Emerging Markets Research and subsequently as a Managing Director of the Economic and Political Strategies group in New York, where she worked with former US Treasury officials, including Secretary Robert Rubin. In 2010, Ann joined Nomura Securities where she ran the emerging market research team in London, and also served as the firm’s research ambassador in the Middle East, conveying economic and strategic views to key clients including sovereign wealth funds.
Ann currently works with a Pan-African private equity fund focused on investing in the SME sector across the continent. She also sits on the board of the Tunisian American Enterprise Fund, established by US congress in the wake of the Arab Spring, which is dedicated to private sector investment in Tunisia, particularly in the country’s disadvantaged interior regions.
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