Alison has over 20 years of experience working in Australian and global asset management with roles spanning product development, strategy, client distribution, legal, compliance, regulatory and government affairs as well as the COO function. Alison brings these skills to her leadership of UBS Asset Management and its goal of partnering with clients and industry to reimagine the power of investing and connect people for a better world.
Prior to joining UBS Alison was General Counsel and Head of Compliance at BlackRock before being appointed Head of Public Policy in 2016, Chair of the Australian Board in 2019 and COO Australasia in 2020. She was also the Executive Sponsor for BlackRock Women’s Initiative Australasia and for the firm’s Philanthropic Committee and held seats on BlackRock’s Asia Pacific Stewardship Committee.
Alison has also worked at Challenger as Director of Specialised Product Development and Institutional Co-investments and at law firms King Wood Mallesons and Ashurst.
In addition to holding a seat on the FSC Board, Alison is a member of the Standards Oversight & Disciplinary Board Committee and is on the FSC Fund Management Board Committee.
Alison holds a BA (communications)/LLB.