Anne Watson teaches international business, marketing and management at Capilano University. Prior to embarking on her teaching career she had fifteen years experience in the private sector managing bank branches, commercial loan portfolios, and a leasing division. Anne was also a partner in an international marketing group. In addition to teaching business courses, she has taught with the McCrae Institute, and chaired the Capilano University School of Business.
Anne's passion is to empower and enlighten students through international study opportunities. She developed and lead the 2010 and 2011 France Field Schools, and the inaugural 2012 Vietnam Study Tour. She has also taught on the China Study Tour. Anne has done guest faculty teaching at partner universities in Vienna, Austria; Olten, Switzerland; and Toyota City, Japan. Capilano University honoured Anne with an Exceptional Service Award in 2012 for her international work.