Anya (Anna) Dorant-Hayes serves as Senior Executive Assistant to the Executive Director.

Based in London, Anya provides daily support to the Executive Director. She is responsible for diary and inbox management, international and domestic travel logistics, developing and coordinating the preparation of background material, and dealing with internal and external enquiries. She also works closely with the Deputy Chief of Staff on the delivery of special projects.

Anya has extensive experience of working in support roles for C-suite executives within the academia, publishing and charity sectors. She spent a large part of her career at Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) as EA to the Chief Executive where she has deepened her interest in climate change and sustainability issues.

Anya graduated from Birkbeck College, University of London with a BA in Spanish and Latin American Studies. She speaks Polish, Spanish and English.