Anna is the RentBetter research team leader, and Co-founding Director of Indigo House. Indigo House was commissioned by the Nationwide Foundation to deliver this research programme. Anna is a specialist in housing policy and strategy development. She combines her policy work with strategic option appraisal, housing services reviews, redesign and change. Her work focuses on achieving transformational change in housing organisations, and in local and national housing policy. Anna has 25 years’ experience working in the affordable housing sector across the UK. She has an applied economics and social research background, a postgraduate qualification in Housing Studies (University of Stirling) and MBA (University of Edinburgh). She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, and Institute of Leadership and Management and is a mentor in the CIH Mentoring scheme. Anna has worked in local government, central government agencies and corporate consultancy, and has been a senior Board member in three housing associations. Before establishing her own consultancy businesses, she led the affordable housing research work at DTZ in Edinburgh.