Anne Jenkins has been Deputy Director of Operations at HLF since January 2012. She takes an overview of the East of England, East Midlands, North East, South West, Wales and West Midlands operational teams on behalf of the Management Board. Anne is also responsible for HLF’s legal team and the NHMF Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund.
Anne joined HLF in November 1999 to establish a new team for the East Midlands region and to become its Regional Manager, operating out of the head office in London. When HLF regionalised its operational teams in April 2002, she moved across to become Head of HLF West Midlands and set up the team’s base in her home city of Birmingham.
Before joining HLF, Anne worked in the civil service and had a variety of roles in the Department of Trade and Industry and the Government Office for the West Midlands. A number of those roles involved dealing with UK Government and European grants to industry for capital investment and innovation projects.
Anne read Medieval and Modern History at the University of Birmingham and has an MPhil in the early medieval socio-political history of south Staffordshire.