Alison joined Martin James Network in 2021 after two years in Antser – where she led the innovative and ground breaking Virtual Reality behaviour change programme. Alison has spent her life working to improve outcomes for children and young people, especially those vulnerable and disadvantaged. Alison spent ten years in the care system where she learnt much about being a courageous woman – which she took into her professional life to help her make positive change for children. From child in care to Director of Children Services and CEO of a local council – Alison has joined the Martin James Network so she can continue to make change for vulnerable children and young people across the globe.