Dr Ann Limb is a business leader and charity entrepreneur. She is currently Chair of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership, Chair of the London Standsted Cambridge Consortium and Chair of the Scout Association UK. 

Ann has been awarded honorary doctorates from the Open University, the University of West London, Anglia Ruskin, Bedfordshire, and Manchester Metropolitan Universities. 

In the 2011 Birthday Honors, Ann was made an OBE for her work in education and in 2016 awarded the CBE for public and political services.