Alison is a lawyer who spent 25 years advising on trusts, tax and charity law at W & J Burness and Turcan Connell, before retiring from partnership in 2015. She has has served on a number of boards, most recently Cargilfield School and The Scottish Book Trust. She currently chairs a Distillery Pension Fund and retains a family advisory role.
Alison lives in Fife and is married with two children. As well as being a music enthusiast, she enjoys skiing, golf,tennis and reading.