Hannah holds an MA (Hons) in the History of Art from the University of Glasgow. She has worked in the auction industry since graduating, having worked for an international auction house in Ireland and Australia before joining Bonhams in London as a cataloguer in the Pictures department. She has worked on a variety of sales at Bonhams including Exploration, Travel and Topographical Art, Australian Art and Orientalist Art.
Hannah began to specialise in South African Art prior to Bonhams' inaugural South African Sale in early 2007. She focuses on these biannual auctions, as well as the annual Africa Now auction of modern and contemporary African art, and on maintaining Bonhams' position as market leaders in these fields. She travels extensively worldwide business-getting for these sales.
Hannah was appointed Head of Department in 2010.