Non-executive Director; Independent
Appointed: 19 January 2022
Committee membership: Safety & Sustainability Committee
Tenure: Less than a year
Career: Anne E. Robinson is general counsel of Vanguard and secretary of the Vanguard funds. She is managing director of the Office of the General Counsel, which includes Legal, Compliance, Investment Stewardship and Government Relations.
Prior to joining Vanguard, Anne was a managing director and general counsel in the Citigroup global legal department. Before that, she was a managing counsel at American Express; during more than 10 years at that company, she served in a wide range of senior legal positions. Prior to joining American Express, Anne was division counsel to Deloitte Consulting’s venture capital firm and its global outsourcing organisation. She started her legal career in private law practice at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy.
Skills and competencies: Anne has over 20 years of legal experience in the financial services industry, where she has counselled senior executives on a wide range of legal, regulatory and business issues. She is also an advocate for sponsorship and mentorship of other women in the legal profession.
Anne brings to the Board expansive and varied legal experience in the financial services and consulting fields as well as experience of working closely with boards and investors on a broad range of ESG issues. She earned a BS from Hampton University and a JD from Columbia University Law School.
Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Vanguard
Director of Minority Corporate Counsel Association
Director of Children’s Rights
Millstein Center Advisory Board at Columbia Law School