Alison is a CIPFA Accountant with a further qualification in Corporate Governance. She previously worked in NHS Wales for over 32 years with 11 years of experience at Board level as a Director of Finance and latterly as Director of Governance. She has broad experience in policy development, strategic and operational planning, performance management and all aspects of financial and corporate governance.
Throughout her career, Alison has always been a champion of fairness treating people equally without discrimination or favouritism as well as upholding honest and equitable standards of behaviour. In 2014, Alison was appointed as the Independent Member on the WAO’s Audit & Risk Assurance Committee which has given her a good grounding in the work of the WAO Board.
Outside work, Alison is involved closely with her local theatre both on and off the stage and as a tv extra. She also is passionate about travelling and loves exploring places off the tourist trail.