NOVUS Search Partners

Level 36, Gateway Tower
Sydney, NSW, 2000

Anne was previously Director – Asia Pacific at IIC Partners. She was elected a board member of IIC Partners in 2015.

Anne’s background includes twenty-five years of diversified global executive search experience at the senior level. She has successfully partnered with clients across all phases of the executive search process - from securing the search mandate, to research, candidate screening, shortlist presentation and successful placement. 

Anne has completed search assignments across a range of sectors and specifically senior functional roles to CEO and board level. Areas of particular interest for Anne include consumer, industrial, technology and the public sector.  

Anne has a deep understanding of the importance of quality, proactive, well informed research, lateral thinking and teamwork in solving challenging search mandates.


Prior to entering executive search, Anne’s corporate career was spent in senior operations, communications and research roles in Sydney, New York and London. In London, Anne successfully led the Support Services of Continental Bank through a period of rapid technological and organisational change. Before relocating to London, Anne lived in New York, where she worked in a research capacity at the private investment bank, Bessemer Trust and later for the Wilkerson Group, focusing her efforts on corporate communications and research.

Anne has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of NSW. She is also a member of The Australian Institute of Company Directors.

In her spare time, Anne enjoys skiing, bush walking and fine wine