Alison is a professional director with deep experience in the financial services and infrastructure sectors. She is Chair Sharesies, Director Infratil, Director Vero and Director ANZ NZ. She is also former deputy chair of Kiwibank and a former director of Spark, TVNZ, NZX, Queenstown Airport and Pioneer Energy.
Alison has more than 20 years of executive experience working for both corporates and financial institutions in Auckland, Sydney, Hong Kong, Tokyo and London in trading, finance and risk roles.
Her last executive role was at Lion in Sydney as Group Treasurer.
Alison was also a Visiting Fellow at Macquarie University for 12 years teaching on the Masters of Applied Finance programme. Prior to moving back to New Zealand in 2007, she worked for a non-for-profit in Singapore, RICE – Returns Invested in Children and Education.
She and her husband live in Queenstown and own and operate an avocado business in Northland.