Anthea is Chief Executive of White Ribbon UK, a charity that works to end male violence against women.
In 1994 Anthea founded the ground-breaking Goldhay Arts, for artists and performers with learning disabilities. She has worked for several charities and voluntary organisations and was Director of the Learning Disability Coalition where she campaigned to improved funding for social care for people with learning disabilities. Her research interests include human rights law and community theatre.
In her spare time Anthea likes running, hiking and playing her violin with the Lavender Café Orchestra.
Anthea is Chair of St Anne’s and a Member of the Remuneration, Nominations & Governance Committee. Anthea was elected to the board in 2021.