Alison has over 17 years experience of project and programme management in a health research environment. She has managed a portfolio of complex, multi-partner collaborations within musculoskeletal and dermatology research, previously managing a prestigious £2M NIHR Programme Grant.
BSc Sociology (Hons), University of Leciester, 2001
Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), Datrix Training, 2019
Certificate in Executive Business Administration, University of Salford, Salford Professional Development, 2017
BTEC Certificate and Diploma in Leadership and Management Level 5, Stockport College, 2013
PRINCE2 Practitioner, APM Group, 2008, re-registration 2013
Institute of Leadership and Management Level 3 Introductory Certificate in First Line Management, University of Manchester, 2006
Memberships of committees and professional bodies
I am Co-founder of the North-West Programme Managers' Network, which launched in November 2013. The network aims to encourage, facilitate and support effective research management. Membership is made up of research managers working in Health and/or Social Care across the North-West of England.