Alison Cleary

Alison was responsible for managing program impact within the Sustainable Economies team, focusing on activities with governments on 2050 Pathways, and assisting Australian governments to achieve their domestic emission reductions targets.

Alison is a broad-based management, communications, and advocacy specialist with 30 years’ experience in the built environment, social justice, community development, and environment sectors in Australia, Asia, and the Pacific. She has a successful record of providing management support and advice to a number of built environment and community-based organisations, and has worked in a number of roles with Oxfam and the Australian Conservation Foundation, including as Oxfam International’s Tsunami Policy Lead, following the 2004 Asian Tsunami. 

Alison has a Masters in International Studies from the University of Sydney, a Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations from Victoria University and a Bachelor of Communications from Charles Sturt University.