Annie is Director of Business Development in Kline’s London office, where her primary focus is the base oil and lubricants business. She also is a key member of Kline’s lubricant value chain advisory and due diligence team.
Prior to joining Kline, Annie ran a global lubricants and greases benchmarking and analysis project. This saw her work with numerous global, national and independent lubricant companies advising on operations improvement and cost reduction. She is also an experienced speaker, having presented research at multiple industry conferences around the world, and is a member of the Advisory Board for the Tribology Program at Auburn University in Alabama.
Early in her career, Annie worked as a process engineer, where she focused on optimising energy production from wastewater biodegradation, and wastewater treatment process design.
Annie has a BEng with honors in Chemical and Process Engineering, and a B.Sc in Chemistry, both from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Annie lives with her husband in central London and enjoys theatre, singing and vacationing in her homeland of New Zealand.