Anne publishes in international journals with articles on rural entrepreneurship, learning and enterprise education. Attention is focused on two research strands the first is learning and rural business, which are interests derived from being third generation family business, the second, skills and learning for enterprise education and curriculum design. Anne is currently pursuing innovations for management and executive education.
Research partnerships include CSIRN Complex Service Innovation Research Network, University of Glasgow and with CRLL Centre for research in Lifelong learning as a research associate. Anne is a graduate of the University of Glasgow.