Alison graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University with a BSc (Hons) in Applied Social Science & Tourism, Leisure & Recreation Studies in 1998.
Alison joined the University of Suffolk as Project Administrator to the Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (neaco) Team in October 2017. Prior to this, Alison has held roles at Buckingham Palace, the Ministry of Defence and, more recently, the V&A Museum of Childhood, where she worked as their Office Manager for over 15 years.
In her current role, Alison provides administrative support to the neaco Team and can often be found lending a helping hand at various events hosted by UoS. Alison is a Mental Health First Aider and, in her spare time, regularly practices yoga and enjoys exploring the Suffolk countryside.