Alison Holder

Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Action Aid

Alison Holder

Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Action Aid

Biography

Alison Holder is Director of Policy, Advocacy and Programmes at Action Aid UK, where she leads the organisation’s policy, advocacy and programmes, covering a range of issues including tax justice, women’s rights, and humanitarian response.  Previously, Alison was Tax and Inequality Policy Manager at Oxfam and Head of Governance & Rights at Save the Children UK.

 

Alison has over 15 years’ experience working in the development NGO and private sectors, including working on livelihoods projects for women in India, SME development in South Africa, corporate social responsibility and business strategy at Accenture, and business and human rights. She has an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and a first degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada.

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