Allison has been working in the voluntary sector for over 20 years, and has been a senior manager with the Rock Trust for the last 11 years. As a senior manager in a medium sized charity Allison brings considerable strategic experience as well as an overview of the day to day running of a charity, including Finance; Human Resources; Health and Safety; Fundraising and Comms.
In addition to this role, Allison is a Trustee for a small start up Ugandan charity.
Allison has managed mentoring projects and carried out the role of mentor within a University employment service. In 2013/14 Allison was the Edinburgh and Lothians Co-ordinator for Scottish Mentoring Network and worked closely with the organisation.
Allison is qualified in Social Work; Management and Leadership; Mentoring.
Allison joined the Board of Scottish Mentoring Network in 2015 and was elected Chair of the Board in March 2016.