Anna is a Director of Studies in Law at Newnham College, Cambridge and a Doctoral Researcher in Law at Trinity College, Cambridge. She researches in the fields of corporate governance, comparative company law, business ethics, labour law, law and economics, law and finance, law and technology and takeover regulation. Her doctoral research focuses on the study of shareholder activism, with a particular emphasis on activst board representation. She teaches on the Corporate Governance LLM course at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law.
Her recent publications include: 'The New Hedge Fund Activism: Activist Directors and the Market for Corporate Quasi-Control' 19(1) Journal of Corporate Law Studies 1-41 (2019) and 'Goldilocks (Control) and the Three Bears: Panel on Takeovers and Mergers v King' (co-author), forthcoming in the European Business Organization Law Review.
Anna read for an LLB degree in Law with Accounting & Finance at the University of Aberdeen. She then completed the LLM at Harvard Law School and the BCL (with Distinction) at Balliol College, Oxford. She also holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. She is qualified as an Attorney in New York, as a Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and a Solicitor and Notary Public in Scotland. Following qualification, she worked for a number of years as a corporate lawyer in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and in-house in senior management and senior legal roles at a global FTSE 100 company. She also serves as a Director and Secretary of the Harvard Law School Association of the United Kingdom.