Anna is projects manager for SOTW team and a director of MCR Ltd. Before joining IFAW in 1994, Anna worked as a consultant researcher for organisations including Greenpeace, WDCS and several universities. She has a background in marine biology and conservation and expertise in a range of cetacean conservation issues, including noise pollution and marine habitat degradation. She has been overseeing SOTW projects since 1998 and has many years of experience of working offshore on research projects, as well as project & team management. In 2009, several members of the SOTW team started Marine Conservation Research Ltd to maintain and operate R/V Song of the Whale for IFAW. Anna continues to oversee SOTW projects and work closely with IFAW on marine conservation issues.