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Alison Allden

Since retiring as Chief Executive Officer of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), Alison has developed a non-executive portfolio and consultancy career. She is Deputy Chair of Regent’s University Ltd London. She also is a member of the UK Board of Study Group and the Bar Standards Board, responsible for the regulation of barristers. Previously she was member of the Board of Northumbria University and chaired a board committee concerned with metrics and strategic performance.
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Deputy Chair of Regent’s University Ltd London

Alison has undertaken a number of governance reviews at a range of universities, as a member of Advance HE review teams. She is also a contributor to Advance HE governance events, including those run for new and more experienced members, with particular reference to strategy development, implementation and performance.

In 2016 New Year’s Honours she was awarded an OBE for services to Higher Education.