Anne Bahr Thompson leads the Synergos Philanthropy program, which helps philanthropists and other changemakers increase their impact by enabling them to connect to purpose, build trust, and collaborate with others. She is also a member of Synergos’ Executive Team.
Author of Do Good and named Trust Across America 2018 Top Thought Leader in Trust, Anne has been inspiring leaders to connect with purpose and integrate a social consciousness into their company operations and culture for many years. With more than 25 years experience, Anne is the pioneer of the model of Brand Citizenship® and the creator of the five step ME-to-We continuum that helps organizations solve people's individual ME problems and their WE concerns about society, the economy, and the planet.
A former executive director of strategy and planning and the head of consulting at Interbrand, the world's leading brand consultancy, Anne is the founder of Onesixtyfourth, a strategic and creative consultancy.
Anne's writings have appeared in Brands and Branding (Economist Books), hbr.com, Bloomberg News, The Guardian, PR News, Brand Quarterly, Journal of Brand Strategy, and other publications. She's been interviewed on numerous podcasts, radio shows, and Fox Business, and spoken at conferences internationally, the UN and universities. An active community volunteer, she is extremely proud of the work she has done for non-profit and humanitarian aid organizations, both global and local. She has dual US-UK citizenship and holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School at the University of Virginia and has been an adjunct professor at New York University Stern School of Business's London campus.