Annabel joined Chance to Shine as Special Events and Partnerships Executive in March 2020 after returning from two years in New Zealand, where she worked at the Royal Society, coordinating events and communications across the scientific research community. 

Prior to this she saw the impact of 'sport for change' programming at Saracens Sport Foundation, working there for four years as a Programme Manager. Here she developed active and social projects for children with autism and older adults. 

Outside of work, Annabel competes nationally in Ballroom and Latin competitions and owns her own children's theatre school. She loves mixing her passion for animals and travelling, volunteering at animal sanctuaries around the world. 

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