Anna Jones

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I am an experienced CEO and Board advisor who is known for being a prominent and progressive leader in the media and marketing sector with expertise in digital disruption, strategic growth and business transformation. I have a particular interest in female empowerment.


I am the co-founder of AllBright, a unique UK funding platform designed to provide the support and finance needed for female-led businesses to launch and scale. An investor myself I recently co-founded another company - ShareStyle - a digital marketplace for life and style services, where I am Executive Chairman.


CEO at Hearst UK until March 2017, I lead a transformation programme, expanding the reach of Hearst’s magazine brands through a strategic diversification strategy, growing audiences digitally and by expanding into events, licensing and brand services. We also moved the company into content marketing with the launch of Hearst Made. In addition, I am a Non Executive Director at Telcom Italia, on the board of the Creative Industries Federation, and an active member of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications London).