Alison originally trained at Grant Thornton, where she initially worked with Tricia, and she has been with the practice for over 30 years.
A member of the Accounts team, Alison is a Technical Consultant and the compliance manager for the practice. She deals with the more complex issues associated with the Companies Act and also Financial Reporting Standards.
Alison's real-life farming experience is invaluable, helping us to understand the particular issues and problems facing our farming clients. At home she runs a mixed farm with her husband which includes breeding pedigree Beef Shorthorn cattle. Alison’s involvement in business started at an early age as her parents were farmers, and her parents also built up a successful agricultural engineering business. Her hobbies include accompanying her daughter to equestrian events and activities, which inevitably includes being unpaid groom! Spending time with friends and family is a high priority and when time allows, Alison also enjoys various crafts and travel.