About us Home team Trustees Ann Paul Ann has been working in the charity sector for nearly 25 years, having cut her teeth on a commercial career both in the UK and South East Asia. Ann's main focus for some years has been relationship management and high level fundraising, which is part of her current role as CEO of Doctors in Distress. At the same time. her leadership development was fuelled by many years of working with The Industrial Society (The Work Foundation) on numerous programmes. To say that rugby has been a major interest over the past few years would be an understatement.