Alison Thompson
Alison Thompson
Director of Business Transformation, Business and Nature
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership

Alison is Chair of SES Water’s Environmental Scrutiny Panel and Independent Member of its Customer Scrutiny Panel. She is Deputy Chair and Independent Member of the Southern Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, a public appointment to assist the Environment Agency to ensure coherent strategy, communications and risk-based investment in flood and coastal management solutions risks across the South of England.

Alison's executive career began running the private office of Lord Puttnam at the House of Lords. Subsequently it has involved strategy and policy roles with Chime Communications Group, the Environment Agency, and National Parks England, before becoming an independent consultant working with clients such as Anglian Water and VisitEngland.

She holds a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Resource Science with Business Spanish, MProf in Leadership for Sustainable Development and a MSc in Responsible Tourism.

My Sessions
CASE STUDY: The links between business and nature
Presentation Plenary