Anne is a freelance journalist and producer at the Africa desk of Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW).
Before coming to RNW she graduated from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London with a degree in History and African Studies. During her studies she worked for IC publications, publisher of African and Middle Eastern business magazines. She also completed a degree in Journalism in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Anne started in journalism writing for a local newspaper, covering everything from floating flower parades to muddy techno festivals in and around The Hague. She then moved on to television news, working as a producer and reporter for NOS, Dutch Public Broadcasting, and RTV West, a local tv and radio station where she developed a passion for broadcast journalism.
Anne speaks several European languages and one African - Swahili. She is passionately interested in photography and African politics.
Anne also claims to be brilliant at baking cakes, but so far no one at the Africa desk can confirm this.