Alison is an Independent Director with a non-executive portfolio which has a focus on a variety of professions, professionalism and customer service. She is a Non-Executive Board Member for the Office of Legal Complaints and at the Office of the Public Guardian, a lay member of the Regulatory Tribunal for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a lay member of the Registration Advisory Committee for the General Optical Council.
Until April 2017, Alison was the Chief Operating Officer at the Nursing and Midwifery Council. In previous Senior Civil Service roles, she led major transformation and change programmes and also delivered sensitive operational support services to members of the Armed Forces and Veterans. Subsequently, Alison gained private sector experience in technology programme delivery at Hewlett Packard.