For many years, Anne has supported strong evaluation as a core component of effective services, and is committed to supporting the strategic goals of ANZEA. She is the founder and Director of Bateman Consulting, a collaborating consultancy dedicated to improving people’s lives by empowering organisations to maximise social impact and innovation through the use of evidence based and proven methodologies.

She has had various roles, including executive management, governance, development, planning and funding, quality improvement and clinical practice. Her specialities are strategic planning, business planning, system building, innovation, organisational development, evaluation and continuous quality improvement.

She is originally from the United States and moved to New Zealand in 2010.