Adviser & Organisation Health Specialist
Alison spent her early career working in the NHS, initially as a physiotherapist, then as a manager and in Public Health. She was responsible for implementing the Cancer Plan in a large NHS Trust, and later worked on the evidence for smoke free legislation as part of the Smoke Free Cities movement. She become a founder Director of Artesian in 2007, a leadership development consultancy, working as a facilitator and coach, and also as an associate of the NHS Leadership Academy and The King’s Fund. She has worked to support and develop many different leaders, leadership team and Boards in the NHS. She joined InterHealth as Health Services Director in 2017 for a brief period before it closed.
Alison has a geography degree from Cambridge University, a Diploma in Physiotherapy from St Thomas’s Hospital, an MSc in Public Health from The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and is a member of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal College of Physicians.
Alison is a member of The General Synod of the Church of England, and Lay Chair of Winchester Diocese.
Alison lives in Winchester with her husband Ian; they have 4 young adult children. She loves music and is a member of a small chamber choir. She also loves ballet – both watching and dancing – skiing and walking her dog by the river.