Anna Layard is a British Art Historian who specialized in Balinese Art and Culture.
Anna started her career in London managing a gallery specializing in The Royal Academicians and Scottish Colourists before relocating to Sydney in 1997.
In Sydney she managed an emerging artist gallery 1997-2000 before becoming the Curator and Art director of Australia’s first European master’s gallery in 2000-2007.
In 2008 she went solo and set up Layard Art Consulting. Anna consulted nationally on Lend Lease properties in Australia, alongside curating private and corporate collections.
In 2009 Anna moved to Singapore working for private and corporate collections alongside a directors’ role at art investment firm Art Equity (now Nanda Hobbs). She curated several exhibitions at the Australian High Commission and the first exhibition to be held in the Australian High Commissioner's residence.