Alison is proud to have led the team at the Chamber since 1st November 2014, and in that time has seen membership grow from 420 to over 750 making Dundee & Angus the fastest growing Chamber in the British Chamber of Commerce network.
She is passionate about business and the local community, and is honoured to be a Board member of the Dundee & Angus Developing the Young Workforce Group. This employer-led group, created in response to the Wood Commission for Developing Scotland’s Young Workforce, plays a vital role in the co-ordination and strengthening of engagement of employers in the agenda, to enable our region’s young people to move into sustainable employment.
Alison is also Past President of the Association of Scottish Businesswomen, who work with partners to support Scottish Government on their Women in Enterprise Framework Agenda and Action Plan, and champion their network of over 700 women across Scottish businesses.
Alison is Co-Chair of the Dundee Work and Enterprise Group, sits on the Dundee Partnership Management Group, the Enterprise Advisory Committee for Dundee & Angus College and leads the Chamber engagement with Angus Council. She was a member of the first Fairness Commission in Dundee and believes passionately in equality and fairness for all.