Alison’s range of clients is broad: working with large international, legal, consulting and accountancy partnerships, global banks and companies in the IT, automotive and pharmaceutical sectors.
After taking an economics degree, Alison qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1988 with PricewaterhouseCoopers. She became Head of Career Development for the tax and legal practice across Europe, the Middle East and Africa before leaving PWC in 2001 to become an executive coach. At this point she undertook an MA in Organisational Psychology from the renowned Tavistock Institute, which focused on individual and team coaching. Alison is a member of the Association for Coaching, a qualified MBTI practitioner and sits as a lay member on the British Psychoanalytic Councils’s ethics committee.
Alison designed and leads two of Cranfield Business School’s bespoke Women’s Leadership Programmes which feature aspects of the Centaur model and both of of which have won international awards. She was a director of the Praxis Centre at Cranfield between 2011 and 2013, and currently coaches MBA students at Cranfield.
Alison’s aim is to develop and release the personal potential of individuals for which she draws on her extensive corporate experience to provide a strong business focus.