Alison joined the Board in September 2016. She brings a broad range of skills, including knowledge and expertise in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector and in governance, leadership and marketing-led innovation. Her background includes 30 years’ experience at major international FMCG companies, including PepsiCo, Kimberley-Clark, Goodman Fielder, and Griffins Foods. She currently Chairs the Board of Methven and is a director with Gough Group, Heilala Vanilla, Lewis Road Creamery and Rockit Global. Alison was previously Chair of the Breast Cancer Research Trust, and a director of The Parenting Place and Callaghan Innovation. Alison has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Southampton and a Business Diploma in Marketing from the University of Auckland.