Ann runs Elliotts, the UK’s leading Leisure and Hospitality marketing agency. A love of food and drink has been at the heart of Ann’s career since originally joining Whitbread where her roles included Marketing Director: Beefeater, Marketing Director: Pizza Hut, Regional Operations Director for 280 WPP pubs and Marketing Manager: all Whitbread Ales. In 2001 Ann left Whitbread to set up Elliotts. Ann has been an Oxford Brookes mentor for nine years, a Catey’s judge for eight years, a member of the Arena committee for 10 years, and speaks and contributes to industry events.