Introducing Anna

Anna began her career as a nurse. She has significant Global executive experience and a successful 20+ year track record in leading and driving transformational change within the healthcare sector. 2012 -2018 she was NZ & Pacific Islands General Manager for GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals.

Anna is currently the Chair of Global Women & the Vice Chair of Pukekohe Park / Counties Racing Club. She has been a Non-Executive Director for Medicines New Zealand & a successful 7 year history as Vice Chairman of the first Children’s Hospice in London. She was also a member of the GSK Global Diversity Counsel & the GSK/Save the Children Joint Global Steering Committee.

As she transitions from the corporate environment, she is committed to growing businesses through best practice governance.

Anna lives with her husband on a life style block in South Auckland.

Insights from Anna Stove

Introducing Anna Stove

Why Anna Stove is proud to be a Champion for Change

About Global Women

We are a non-profit organisation that advocates for diversity in leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand through promoting, encouraging and facilitating the development of women leaders. 

We believe that New Zealand can be the best country to live, work and play in – a prosperous nation underpinned by diverse leadership. 

Our strategy is to collaborate with leaders to drive change, celebrate success, and demonstrate progress.

We focus on practical and positive change that benefits all genders and ethnicities, such as: gender-neutral hiring practices; flexible working arrangements; inclusive workplaces, closing the gender pay gap; and building talent pipelines.

Our scope of influence extends to all corners and all sectors in New Zealand, including business, the arts, sports, government and NGOs.