Her speaking engagements have included the Agile Future series run by Women on Boards Australia, the International Monetary Fund seminar for International Women’s Day in Washington D.C., the launch of the Center for Creative Leadership’s EMEA campus in Brussels, and the International Women’s Forum World Leadership Conference in Vancouver, as well as numerous internal corporate events.
Since 2007, Alison has worked with The Conference Board, a global, independent business membership and research association. She is a Senior Fellow in Human Capital and Program Director of the Board’s Academy for Diversity, Inclusion & Culture Change. From 2007 to 2016, she directed the Board’s Europe-based Council for Diversity & Inclusion in Business, a peer-to-peer network of senior executives from multinational companies.
As an independent moderator, Alison has chaired a wide range of events including: a debate on women in economic decision-making at a European Union conference on Gender Equality; a panel on board quotas at the Board Impact conference in Oslo; and the opening session of the European Employment Lawyers’ Association conference in Dublin. She chaired expert round-tables on diversity in Shanghai and London in 2011-12 for a joint project by ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, and the Economic and Social Research Council, and wrote the introductory and concluding reports. She also facilitates in-house corporate events on gender, leadership and/or the future of work.
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“Alison’s presentation had fantastic content and was authoritatively developed.”
“Very professional, loved the presentation and slides, high knowledge level, brilliant!”
“Alison was excellent, spoke naturally, and gave a good overview.”
Delegates’ feedback from Agile Future event, Sydney, 2014