Anna Southall is a former Vice Chair of Big Lottery Fund.
She enjoyed a long and varied career in the public sector, ultimately as Director of the National Museums of Wales and then Chief Executive of MLA, the Museums Libraries and Archives Council. Since 1975 she has served on the boards of a number of grant making bodies, both independent and in the public sector.
She chaired the Barrow Cadbury Trust from 1996 to 2006, and remains Lead Trustee for the Young Adults and Criminal Justice programme. Anna is also Vice Chair of the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, a director of Bristol Together, an innovative Community Interest, and trustee of a number of charities in Bristol, where she lives.