Anne Welsh is an entrepreneur and author. She is also an internationally recognised motivational speaker, connecting with people on how to deal with physical and mental pain on an individual basis or to corporate audiences.
Anne’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Hertfordshire University in the UK and is also a graduate of London’s Cass Business School with an MSc in Investment Management.
Having lived with pain since her childhood Anne is an expert in improving the wellbeing and performance of people and organisations. She has recently launched Painless Universal as the platform to support these endeavours after the tremendous response to her bestselling book, “Painless, Living with Pain, Finding Joy”. She is carrying through with her determination to raise awareness about the impact invisible diseases such as sickle cell can have on individuals and their families.
Anne has been featured in BBC Focus on Africa, Jeremy Vine’s Radio 2, the Sun, Channel 4 news, Thrive Global and many other media outlets as well as many major African television and radio programs.
Prior to founding Painless Universal, she was President of Arise Consult and worked for Lehman Brothers and Neuberger Berman Asset Management divisions, responsible for Europe, Middle East and Africa regions.