Alison is a Creative Producer, Consultant and Project/Production Manager with over 25 years experience across a range of sectors from commercial to community.  She is currently working with In Place of War, as Director of Programmes around international development of cultural spaces, education programmes and festivals production.

She is Trust Administrator for Future’s Venture, an arts fund for socially engaged artists across the UK and International, which she co-founded with ex Trustees of Lanternhouse International. She is a long time collaborator with Soup Collective, a Manchester based digital and media creative collective, co-founder and Board Member of Manchester District Music Archive, a virtual user led archive and Northern Learning Organiser for BECTU, developing and delivering training across the creative sector for CPD.