Ann Frick trained as an economist at the University of California, Berkeley. After corporate and then consulting work, she retrained at Birkbeck College as a Cognitive Neuropsychologist. Subsequently, she conducted research into the electrical activity of the brain at Imperial College London and Swansea University.
In 2009, she returned to the US where she is currently Director of The Brain Place, which utilizes neuromodulatory techniques as part of the emerging field of Alzheimer’s and dementia prevention and treatment.
Recently, its scope has been expanded to include post-COVID19 cognitive issues. Until recently, Ann sat on the Board of Neurotopia Inc., a technology company producing an EEG neurofeedback headset and online app that is being utilized by elite sportsmen in the US, and by the US military and local police forces as well as the general public. Ann and her late husband Alex have invested in companies and projects around the world, including in India, Africa, the US, the UK, and Canada, and Ann remains committed to finding market solutions to pressing problems of the day.