Ann is a Senior IT Professional with over 20 years’ experience in software development programs including project and test management, communications, security, and compliance testing and management, performance, risk and change management, stakeholder engagement, and business transformation.
Ann specialises in test management across both iterative and traditional methodologies such as Waterfall and V-Model. She is a certified Scrum Master who has implemented and driven test programs and improvements for both new and existing programs of work. Her capacity for making effective decisions about the strategic use of tools and testing practices to enhance the test process and ultimately product quality is extensive.
Ann has designed test frameworks that seamlessly integrate with organisations portfolios, programs and project plans to deliver quality on time and within budget for clients and users. She works with all stakeholders to ensure that developed solutions are successfully deployed to Production to achieve program and organisation objectives and benefits.
Ann has led and championed test programs of work across many complex large and small-scale projects incorporating strategies and plans, team structures, tools, environment management, data migration, integration, process, and test documentation plus risk, defect and change management, building strong and collaborative relationships with Executive Management, business, development and infrastructure teams.
Ann is systematic and process-centric and enjoys the technical challenges of implementing quality solutions that are fit for purpose and exceed expectations. She effectively leads, coaches and manages teams and confidently communicates project progress, team achievements, and also challenges to direct reports and business leaders.