Managing Partner, Tessiant Consulting
Anna has been one of the UK’s top CIO’s and is a people and transformation leader, used to delivering large scale change across different industries. Most recently the CIO at Halfords and Morrisons, she significantly improved the technology capabilities in both organisations. A people-centred leader with core strengths in strategy, delivery creativity and customer focus, Anna has worked with a number of FTSE100, FTSE250 and Regulatory organisations at a senior level. She has led business transformation programmes involving major offshoring, A judge for 'Everywoman in Technology' and 'Women in IT' awards, Anna was also a finalist for the European CIO of the Year in 2015, ranked number 1 in the CIO list in 2014 and winner of the 'CIO of the Year' 2014, at the Women in IT awards. Adding further still to her impressive list of credentials, Anna is an external advisor to Bain Consulting, was cited as one of the Top 15 influencers in Retail last year, sits on the Retail Week Live advisory board and will be a judge for the CIO 100 in 2020. Anna is now joint Founder and Managing Partner of Tessiant - a new consultancy specialising in Strategy, Change, Technology and Programme Delivery.