Alison is a Group Director and member of the Executive Committee at Nationwide Building Society.
She is a Chartered Accountant and qualified at KPMG before moving into business.
In her 20 year career with Nationwide she has led Group Strategy and many areas within Finance. She has led merger and acquisition activity, completed significant commercial negotiations for the Group and has extensive knowledge of the regulatory environment. She now leads a diverse team with accountability for Human Resources, Communications, Customer Experience and Commercial Lending.
Alison acts as an ambassador for Nationwide promoting the role of mutuality in the financial services sector. She also champions diversity in the workplace and set up and leads Nationwide's women's network.
She is a non-executive director of the Banking Standards Board.