Allyson is the Programme Director with a significant track record in business management, team development, marketing and sales management in the private sector with FTSE 100 Business Services Companies.
Returning to Cornwall in 2002 she brought the UCP programme into Cornwall from the University of Plymouth. Hailed as 'the jewel in the crown' of the Convergence funded support programmes the UCP team under her leadership has created over 800 new graduate level jobs and has extended its reach into graduate business start-up support and employability.
In 2009 she won the Cornwall Women of Achievement Award in the Business Category, followed in 2010 by a Cornwall College Star award for Outstanding Leadership recognising her focus and passion in supporting the growth and development of SME's and creating new graduate level jobs and opportunities.
Allyson lives is Falmouth and is married with three children.