Anne graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris and the École nationale d’administration (ENA) in the early 1990s.
She started her career in the French civil service, leading the government department for State control on public broadcasting.
In 1998, she joined Thomson as head of strategic planning before moving to the Europe e-business department. Between 2004 and 2014, Anne held several senior executive positions for the internet business solutions group Cisco. She co-founded software start-up Mentis in 2014 and served as CEO until 2017.
She currently sits on the board of four companies – Orange, Pernod-Ricard, Inditex (Zara) and FFP (Peugeot Family).