Anne Stokes is an experienced business leader, with over 30 years of technology and consultancy experience across the property and commercial environment. After holding several notable positions in leading companies including Blue Circle Cement, Fujitsu, CSC, and Sure-Logic Consulting, Anne’s passion as well as business industry acumen led her to acquire Streamwire in 2013, with Kevin Timms.
Over the years, Anne has developed a demonstrable record of strong commercial and strategic sales experience, with a proven track record of getting the right results, and developing a range of C-level relationships – fostering leads into partnerships for her clients. Following Anne’s work in the industry, she was appointed to the Data Centre Alliance (DCA) Board of Governors, in July 2015. This was in recognition of her expertise in environmental and resource efficiency within the IT and data centre environments. Anne is also a member of the Institute of Directors (IOD), a professional institute dedicated to encouraging entrepreneurial activity, and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole, and the Federation of Small Business.
In 2015, Anne won the Chartered Management Institute, Women in Management award. Anne holds a degree in Estate Management from Reading University; is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and holds the prestigious Diploma in Rating, which recognises expertise in Plant and Machinery taxation. A Trustee for Relate (the relationship management people), Anne was also recently appointed Associate of the Energy Managers Association, and Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals in the UK.