Alison is an Independent Director with a non-executive portfolio. She is a Non-Executive Board Member for Office of the Public Guardian, a chairing 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. A former Senior Civil Servant, she led major transformative change programmes for the MOD, delivered sensitive operational support services to the Armed Forces and Veterans. Subsequently, Alison gained private sector experience in technology programme delivery at Hewlett Packard.