Alison is an experienced executive and currently serves as a non-executive director on the Boards of UN Women Australia and the Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA.

Until 2022, she held the position of Director Sustainability and Corporate Affairs and Joint Company Secretary at Fortescue Metals Group, having joined Fortescue in 2014. Prior to joining Fortescue, Alison was Managing Director of the Foundation for Young Australians, an Australian non-profit organisation, and previously Head of Automotive & Corporate Affairs for Better Place (Australia Ltd), and Executive Director Corporate Affairs and General Counsel at GM Holden.  

Her previous non-executive roles include on the boards of NBN Tasmania and the leading industry super fund, AustralianSuper, where she was also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Alison holds a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma of Business (Accounting). She is a  Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.