Anna is an environmental criminal lawyer, specialising in defence work in the waste and recycling industry. She is dual-qualified, having completed a PhD in geochemistry and worked as an environmental consultant for 5 years before qualifying as a lawyer. Anna represents waste and recycling businesses and directors who are prosecuted by the regulators (Environment Agency and local authorities) for environmental and waste offences. She has been a member of CIWM for over 20 years, is a Trustee of the Institution and Senior Vice President, becoming President in June 2022. She is also Co-Convenor of UKELA’s Waste Working Party. Anna is co-authoring a book on the practical application of waste management law with a barrister and an environmental consultant.