Ann is also Director of Gutterking Ltd which is a family owned group of Builders Merchants across Lancashire.
In addition, Ann is a Director of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) a mentoring and networking group for new businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs based in Manchester.
Ann also fills a number of other roles: she is the Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire; a Governor of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, Blackburn which is now a Free School; the Chairman of Blackburn Cathedral Board of Trustees; and a Member of the Creative Lancashire Board.
She has previously held the prestigious role of High Sheriff of Lancashire from 2013 – 2014.
In addition to her busy working life, Ann also does a great deal of charity work, she is:
In her spare time Ann is interested in property and art. She is married with two sons that work in the family business and has four grandchildren.