Anna is a modern, gritty, digitally-driven executive in the public sector leading transformation in some of the most complex challenges of our times. As a first generation Chinese-Canadian, Anna is passionate about designing and delivering better government services so that more people can benefit from all that Canada has to offer. She lives for opportunities to build and empower teams to do good government - from scaling pilots to become products and services, simplying systems and structures, to raising the bar on digital literacy and business acumen.
Anna is currently the Director of Digital Talent Development at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat where is focused on developing and upskilling digital talent across the Government of Canada.
Some of Anna's past work highlights include being a founding member of the Digital Academy at the Canada School of Public Service where she focused on upskilling employees through problem-based learning and digital skills training in the areas of data, artificial intelligence/machine learning, design and DevOps. It also includes providing advice on an independent review to redesign the in-Canada asylum system to deliver better and faster decisions for those seeking Canada's protection, preparing the policy groundwork to enable the resettlement of over 40,000 Syrian refugees to Canada, and developing partnerships to deliver Canada’s National Homelessness Strategy.