Annabel was born and brought up in London and feels passionately linked with it. Annabel is committed to helping improve the quality of life for everyone who lives, works and travels through the World’s number one city.
Annabel’s expertise and specialism is the criminal justice system, not only does she have explicit practical experience of working with the law and administering it but is also currently pursuing a doctorate in criminal behaviour. Annabel has spent most of her adult life working in Central London whether as a PricewaterhouseCoopers analyst in Holborn, a Met. police officer in Soho and Mayfair, as an assistant psychologist with prisoners with severe and enduring mental illness or more recently as a PhD researcher at University College London in Bloomsbury and as a magistrate sitting in, amongst other places, Hammersmith and Westminster Courts.
Annabel has worked with the Liberal Democrats since 2008 and is committed to the party. She has a focus on motivating people towards the Liberal Democrat cause, particularly as London is The liberal city. A member of the Lib Dem Security and Liberty Working Group, Annabel’s motivation is providing a visionary approach to balancing data protection but also realistic responses to the needs of criminal justice agencies and the security services.
Annabel lived in Kensington and Chelsea as a child going to a local nursery and then primary school just off the Kings Road; She then completed her secondary education in Hammersmith. She attended Bristol University, UWE and gained an MSc Psychology from UEL. Annabel now lives in Lambeth with her husband and young children.