Ann grew up in Hong Kong as a Canadian, and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with Master of Arts (Honours) in English Language. In a turn of events, she became a Fellow of Chartered Certified Accountant by profession. She completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Theology with the Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong, and graduated from Regent College in Vancouver, B.C. with a Master of Divinity. She is now completing her Doctor of Philosophy (Divinity) with the University of St. Andrews.