Photo of Anne Sheehan Anne Sheehan

Director, Victoria’s Secret and Janus Henderson Investors

Ms. Sheehan has a long and distinguished career in the field of corporate governance. She currently serves on the Board of Victoria’s Secret where she chairs the Nominating and Governance Committee and is a Board Member at Janus Henderson Group where she serves on the Nominating and Governance Committee and the Audit Committee. She also serves as a senior adviser to PJT Camberview. Ms Sheehan served for two years on the Board of L Brands prior to the spin-off of Victoria’s Secret and served on the Board of Cohn Robbins Holding Corp. from 2020 to 2023.

Ms Sheehan is the former Director of Corporate Governance for the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), the largest educator-only public pension fund in the world, where she was responsible for overseeing all corporate governance activities for the fund including proxy voting, company engagements and managing over $4 billion placed with activists and ESG managers. Ms. Sheehan is past Chair of the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee. Prior to CalSTRS, she served as Chief Deputy Director for Policy at the California Department of Finance. During her tenure at Finance, Ms. Sheehan served on both the CalSTRS and CalPERS Boards as well as serving as the Executive Director of the Governor’s Post-Employment Benefits Commission. Ms. Sheehan served as the Chair of the Council of Institutional Investors for two years. She was a founding Member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), as well as having served two terms on the NASDAQ Listing Council. Ms Sheehan is a Member of the Advisory Board of the Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University. Ms. Sheehan was named one of the 100 most influential people on corporate governance by Directorship magazine for the from 2009 til 2018.

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