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Alison Garnham


Alison Garnham is the Chief Executive of Child Poverty Action Group. Prior to that she was the CEO of Daycare Trust. She has previously worked as the the Director of Policy, Research and Information at One Parent Families (now Gingerbread), a role she did for 9 years.

Alison has extensive experience within welfare rights having worked as a welfare rights adviser. She has also worked for several women’s organisations and local voluntary sector organisations. Before joining One Parent Families she was Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University) where she has also been an Honorary Research Fellow.

Alison was for nine years a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee and an Honorary Officer of the End Child Poverty Campaign.