Allison holds the position as Communications and Marketing Director at Belfast Harbour. She joined Belfast Harbour in October 2019, after spending more than ten years at Diageo, as Corporate Relations Director GB and as Communications and Public Affairs lead in a number of European and Global leadership roles. Allison has more than 20 years’ experience in reputation management, brand building and marketing, gaining diverse experience in internal and external communications and brand marketing from both private and public sectors roles. Before joining Diageo her career included five years in Government communications and five years in PR consultancy. She is a former Director of the British Brands Group and former Board Trustee with Titanic Foundation.