Anne began working in real estate over 30 years ago and has extensive experience in real property, client relationship management, leasing, procurement, portfolio planning, change management, mediation and arbitration. After years working in the private sector, Anne joined the public service in 2001 working at Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) in the Real Property Branch. Prior to joining the Department of National Defence in 2016, Anne worked as a Senior Director, National Capital Area (NCA) Real Estate Services, where she was responsible for the management of approximately 800 leases totaling about 20,000,000 square feet of office and industrial space in the NCA. Her responsibilities also included acquisitions and disposals of real estate; all retail leasing in Crown facilities; the development of large tracks of land such as the Master Plan for Tunney's Pasture and Confederation Heights, as well as providing real estate services to other government departments. Currently, Anne is a Director General in the Infrastructure and Environment Group, and is part of an executive team responsible for a major transformation of the largest real estate portfolio within the federal government.