Ann is Al Johara’s CEO. Also a practising transactional lawyer at McCarthy Denning, she started her legal career Clifford Chance in London and went on to join White & Case, London. She added business development & marketing, client management as well as fundraising skills by several years of experience as head of transactional business development & marketing at Mayer Brown and as a consultant for the London charity, The Childhood Trust. She is the mother of two teenage daughters (as well as a younger son) and is deeply passionate about women supporting and empowering each other; both professionally and personally. She has an extensive network straddling the legal, charity, education, wellness & wellbeing sectors and has started several of her own enterprises. A native Swede and fluent in Swedish, she has lived in London for over two decades. In her spare time, Ann teaches barre fitness classes and volunteers for The Childhood Trust.