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About Anne

Anne Davies chairs the Procurement of Government Outcomes (POGO) Club, a knowledge sharing initiative that is open to anyone interested in capacity building in public procurement and in collaboration to improve social outcomes. 

Anne is Professor of Law and Public Policy and a Fellow of Brasenose College, University of Oxford. She was a Prize Fellow at All Souls College from 1995 to 2001, and the Garrick Fellow and Tutor in Law at Brasenose College from 2001 to 2015. From 2015 to 2020, she was Dean of the Oxford Law Faculty. 

Anne writes about labour/employment law and about public law, with a particular focus on government contracts and public service delivery. Her books include Accountability: a Public Law Analysis of Government by Contract (OUP 2001) and The Public Law of Government Contracts (OUP 2008) and in recent journal articles and book chapters she has explored various aspects of NHS reform, the use of social clauses in public procurement, and public law issues in government contracts. You can find a full list of Anne's publications in the Law Faculty website here.

She is an independent member of the Council of the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS), and a member of the Advisory Panel to the Welsh Language Commissioner.