|| Alison is Director of Open Consulting, which specialises in working with business leaders to help them get the best from their people, and with individuals and teams to help them flourish at work. She has over 25 years’ experience in people and organisational development. She spent twelve years at a leading global law firm as head of their people development practice, where she built and led her own high-performing team, designed award-winning leadership programmes and was responsible for transformational change programmes during a transatlantic merger. Alison offers a blend of strategic thinking and practical outcomes. She strongly believes that the parallel development of individuals and organisations leads to a better place to work, as well as a more efficient outcome. Her focus is on the power of conversations to transform the way we work together. She has a MSc in People & Organisational Development, is an accredited coach and is certified to use a range of psychometric instruments.