Alison has been working in the charity sector in a senior finance role for many years. For 11 years she was Head of Finance and Central Administration at RISE – the domestic violence charity in Brighton & Hove.

Alison has extensive experience of third sector finance, risk management and central administration.

She has held similar roles for the London Cycling Campaign and Kids Clubs Network and has previously been on the board of the Brighton and Hove Food Partnership.

Outside of work Alison runs craft groups to help reduce social isolation and baking bread.