Anne earned her doctorate in Health Psychology from the University of Maastricht in 2013. Her thesis studied the psychology of blood donation, with a focus on maintenance of behaviour. Subsequently, she worked as a postdoc at Sanquin Research in Amsterdam, followed by a postdoc at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where she studied the affective determinants of health and pro-social behaviour, using emotion regulation techniques to change behaviour. She is currently working on the CHAMP-1 research programme.
Anne’s research interests include the determinants of health behaviour, the organisation, delivery, and evaluation of complex health interventions, long-term maintenance of health behaviour change, emotion regulation interventions, and equality in healthcare.