photo of Anne Rupert

Business Director

Anne (she/her) is responsible for developing Blast Theory’s business, communications and fundraising strategies.

Originally from the Netherlands, Anne has lived in the UK for over 20 years. She studied for a BA and MA in English Literature at the University of York and then worked in the commercial sector for over 10 years, overseeing the strategic planning process for a major housing group.

In 2014 Anne gave up her corporate career to gain experience working in the arts, first volunteering and then working for a number of organisations across a range of art forms, from theatre and dance to visual art. Before joining Blast Theory as Business Director in 2020, Anne was Deputy Director at Photoworks.