Anne Hawkins

Anne Hawkins started her career as an apprentice in a multinational engineering
group where she qualified as an accountant. She then held senior positions in a
range of sectors before starting her own training business. She has developed an
enviable reputation for explaining financial matters in simple terms. Passionate
about her subject and the leverage to be gained by ensuring that everyone in
the organisation understands the financial implications of the choices they are
making, Anne has also written a number of successful business books, including
Lean Means Beans (2003) and 100 Great Cost-Cutting Ideas (2010). She is the cowriter
of the Balance Sheet Pocketbook (2010).