Appointed director September 2019
Alison is a highly accomplished general manager with multi-disciplinary commercial experience on a national scale. Her professional services are now focused as a strategic advisor in the areas of advocacy, advisory, acquisition/disposal, and influencer in the housing affordability area working with the development industry, finance industry, disability sector and public policy advisors.
By formal education and experience, Alison is an expert Property Valuer across all asset classes, with significant experience in both metropolitan and regional valuation. Alison’s career has included the build out of a single valuer practice from start-up in regional Victoria into a substantial shareholding in the Opteon Property Group – a national independent property valuation firm employing more than 800 people. Alison is a member of the PCAs Victorian Residential Developers Committee, and Housing Affordability Working Groups for Planning Principles, Valuation and Finance, and Discount to Market Rentals and Tenancies. Alison’s exemplary work ethic, commercial expertise, innate leadership abilities, communication and influencing skills have underpinned her success as a professional business owner, Valuation expert, trusted advisor and advocate.
She is passionate about the challenges of housing affordability in Australia and globally, and about breaking this down into strategic, actionable focus areas.