A food science graduate of the Universities of London and Leeds Anne began her professional career in the UK food industry, followed by research positions with DSIR, Fonterra and Massey University in New Zealand and an Assistant Professorship at the University of Guelph, Canada. Anne is most proud of the fact that she has been a principle of ACCE International, a Canadian consumer sensory research company that she helped found over 30 years ago. Her company helps businesses chart their way to finding the most appealing products for their target consumers. Anne is an IFT Fellow, a Certified Food Scientist and she was honoured with IFT’s 2016 Sensory and Consumer Sciences Achievement Award for her lifelong contribution of actively supporting and advancing the sensory and consumer research field. She is also a Fellow of CIFST, IFST, IAFoST and MRIA and a recipient of the Honorary David R. Peryam Award for applied sensory science. Anne most recently co-chaired the 2021 Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium.