Alison has been working in the charity sector since 2007 after a teaching career in the UK and Thailand.

Alison has a successful track record of managing projects and partnerships in the charity sector at both local and national level. Most recently working as Partnerships Manager for Citizens Advice Brighton and Hove managing a financial inclusion partnership and a social welfare law advice partnership for the city as well as setting up the Brighton and Hove Universal Credit Digital and Budgeting Support Project.

Alison has held previous roles at Sussex Community Development Association, Brighton Housing Trust and National Deaf Children’s Society.

Outside of work Alison can usually be found at the beach, planning holidays or watching films.