University & College Counsellor
Alison is one of DHSZ’s House Parents at Alleyn House, she is also a University and College Counsellor and Coordinator of the House System (think Harry Potter and the sorting hat!). Prior to coming to China she was a practicing Child Protection Solicitor, appearing in Court for children and parents. She graduated from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth with an LLB (Hons), having studied abroad for a year at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Exeter. Alison was also a volunteer with the UK's largest organization for girls and young women (Girlguiding), running weekly meetings, attending international conferences and being on the Board of Trustees. This gave her a passion in working with young adults, seeing their potential and developing them to be the best they can be.