Alison joined HCA in 2019 and is a lecturer on the BA (Hons) Jewellery Design course where she spends a great deal of time with the students learning advanced bench skills.

Having graduated in 2006 from Sheffield Hallam University, before completing a post-graduate residential programme at Bishopsland Educational Trust in Oxfordshire. Alison was awarded a graduate scheme at Herefordshire’s Alloy Jewellers Group and moved to Herefordshire in 2008, where she now calls home and raises a family in the North Herefordshire.

Alison is a professional goldsmith whom creates contemporary jewellery and small scale silverware, and has exhibited widely throughout the UK.