Annabel lives between Glen Innes and the Southern Highlands and is passionate about rural and regional renewal and the potential of philanthropy.
She is a former Director of the Vincent Family Fairfax Foundation (VFFF), having served for eight years. Annabel currently works part-time with the VFFF researching, assessing and analysing grants. VFFF has always been supportive of educational and community issues in rural and regional NSW and with its new Agriculture theme has a focus on the viability of Agriculture.
Annabel worked for Landcare and the local council while living in Glen Innes. She is a Director of Nant Pastoral Company and a director of various private investment companies. She chairs a small family Private Ancillary Fund (PAF), Mundango Abroad and sits on a VFFF Grants Committee.
Prior to country life, Annabel worked in educational publishing and the media. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Editing and Publishing from Macquarie University. She recently completed a Master of Business (Social Investment and Philanthropy) at Swinburne University.