Alison is Executive Director at Sensor City, a collaborative venture between Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool, which will drive sensor technology and development across the UK.

Alison will lead the venture to establish it as a viable business and a key driver of economic growth for the Liverpool City Region. She joined Sensor City from BT Business, where she was Chief Information Officer, a position in which she helped transform the telecom giant’s products and services and technical delivery.

Her career spans 30 years in senior marketing, product development and business leadership roles across a range of start-ups to large companies. Alison has two Masters degrees including an MBA from Cranfield University.