Alison Marshall

Director, Sense International

Specialism: International Development

Term of office: March 2018 – March 2021

Alison Marshall is Director of Sense International, a disability and development charity. Before joining Sense International she was Director for Advocacy, Accountability and Campaigns at the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), leading global work to promote sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and gender equality.

Previous job include: Public Affairs Director at UNICEF UK; Advocacy and Representation Manager for BOND; Head of Campaigns for CAFOD. Alison represented Europe on the Global Call to Action against Poverty, and was part of the steering group for 'Make Poverty History', and the Trade Justice and the Jubilee Debt campaigns.

She holds a Masters degrees in Human Rights Law (University of London), Geography (University of Cambridge), Rural Development (University of Sussex), and NGO Management (University of London). 

She is on the Board of the FairTrade Foundation. Previously Alison was Chair of Children's Rights Alliance for England and was a Trustee of Practical Action for nine years.