was the chief strategy officer for News UK from 2016 to May 2020. Her primary responsibilities involved working to secure the integration of the Wireless Group, acquired by News UK in 2016; the development of subscription strategies for The Times/Sunday Times
; the management of News UK’s relationship with the large tech platforms and the organisational design of the company.
Prior to News UK, Alison spent 15 years at Sky, where she held a variety of roles including group treasurer, director of finance for technology and deputy managing director for Sky Business, from 2012-2016. She is an Irish national, and lives in south west London with her two daughters.