Alison was appointed to the Board as a non-executive director in February 2013. She is an experienced business leader being a qualified accountant with an IT background having started her career in technical roles with IBM. Her previous roles include Deputy Managing Director of Ikano Bank UK. Alison spent many years as a Director/Trustee of The Woodland Trust and currently serves as a Director/Trustee on a local multi-academy trust board. She is committed to the mutual ethos of the Mansfield Building Society.