Alison is a town planner from Adelaide who is particularly interested in sustainability, natural resources and community engagement. Her experience includes working for PPK Environment & Infrastructure, QED, Sinclair Knight Merz and Australian Water Environments. She also worked for the Mannum to Wellington Local Action Planning (NRM) Group in Murray Bridge, and spent nearly two years working in Canada for consulting engineers, Kerr Wood Leidal in Vancouver.
Alison’s consulting work has included town planning, natural resource management and water resource planning, land and water management planning in the Murray-Darling Basin, consulting on infrastructure and planning projects, as well as community infrastructure planning with Canadian First Nations communities.
More recently, Alison advocated for energy efficiency, sustainability and waste management with businesses in the City of Adelaide as manager of the CitySwitch Green Office program, and she is now a Senior Policy Planner at the City of Adelaide within the Planning and Development program.
Alison is a Corporate Member of the Planning Institute of Australia and is currently serving on the institute’s SA Division Committee. She is passionate about taking action in our cities to minimise the impact of climate change on our natural resources and rural communities.