Chief Executive, Executive Board Member and Second Commissioner
Alison took up the post of Chief Executive of The Crown Estate on 1 January 2012, and was reappointed on 1 January 2016.
- Corporate overview
- Government relations
- Urban regeneration/property
Alison has been the Chief Executive of The Crown Estate since 2012. Alison worked on the London 2012 Games for over 8 years, originally as part of the bid team and then subsequently as Director of Design and Regeneration at the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA). Previous roles have included: Chief Executive of Sheffield One; and Project Director of Manchester Millennium. She was awarded a CBE for services to urban regeneration in 2004 and a DBE for public service and services to the Exchequer in 2019.
Alison is Non-Executive Director at Berkeley Group and a visiting professor for Sheffield Hallam University. She is also a Trustee of UK Green Building Council, Chair of the CBI Economic Growth Board, and a Trustee of Imperial College London. In 2014, she was awarded the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute Gold Medal for recognition of her services to town planning and sustainability throughout her career.