Alison joined FWAG SW in September 2021 and works mainly in north-east Somerset. She is the facilitator for the Selwood Forest Facilitation Group.

Alison has worked as a conservation adviser for over 15 years, since gaining a BSc Hons in Zoology from the University of Dundee. She has worked with farmers and landowners for over 10 years to develop land management plans and strategies which deliver both for wildlife and farm businesses.

Prior to joining FWAG Alison has held roles with Plantlife, RSPB, local planning authorities and worked as a freelance ecologist. She has wealth of knowledge and experience of a wide range of plant and animal species and habitat conservation, such as farmland birds, breeding waders, mammals, and rare arable plants.