Alison Holder

Alison Holder is the Director of Equal Measures 2030 – a cross-sector partnership of global, regional and local civil society organisations, as well as the private sector – working to connect data and evidence with advocacy and action.

Previously, Alison was Associate Director at Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN, an initiative of the UN), Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Action Aid UK (leading work on a range of issues including violence against women and girls, women’s economic empowerment, tax justice, and inequality), Tax and Inequality Policy Manager at Oxfam and Head of Governance & Rights at Save the Children UK.

Alison has nearly 20 years’ experience working in international development and the private sector, including working on livelihoods projects for women in India, SME development in South Africa, corporate social responsibility and business strategy at Accenture, and business and human rights. She has an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and a first degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business in Canada.

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