Anne leads ICES work on the development, testing, and use of methods to provide scientific advice on data-limited stocks of fish and shellfish in the Northeast Atlantic, representing more than 60% of ICES stocks. Anne also leads the development of ICES advisory framework for sustainable aquaculture.
Prior to working at ICES, she held positions advising high-ranking government officials on national fisheries, aquaculture, climate, and marine science policy in the US Senate, House of Representatives, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Anne has a Ph.D. in Conservation Biology and Development Studies and Social Change Theory and a M.Sc. in Fisheries Science from the University of Minnesota.