Anna Arbuthnot

Operations Director
Head Office Consultant
United Kingdom

Anna started her career in the HR and executive search sector after studying media, communications and social sciences at university. Following a successful internship, she became a research assistant before gaining her project management qualifications and joining the projects team.

Joining EW’s project management team in 2012, Anna was promoted to Operations Director in 2021. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring our client service delivery reflects our values and high quality, whilst meeting our business objectives. With a strategic oversight, Anna ensures we have the right processes and quality measures in place to ensure customer satisfaction, with a focus on continuous improvement. She also provides senior client management support to our Project Managers and Consultants.

Anna Arbuthnot EW Group

Anna’s experience includes managing an inclusive culture training programme for URBN across Europe, overseeing a D&I training for Transport for London (TFL), and managing D&I strategy and training for Digital UK. Anna has also worked HS2, Santander and a number of NHS organisations.

She is passionate about taking practical actions that break down barriers and build inclusivity and belonging. As a mother to two girls, Anna is passionate about educating her children and the next generation on the role they have to play in driving cultural change and becoming an advocate and ally for under-represented groups.