Alison is Co-Founder of Manchester Digital Music Archive, developing relationships, funding opportunities, collaborations and partnerships. She curated Women in Manchester Music as part of Rebel Noise. She is currently working up proposals for new programmes, as well as supporting Manchester Hip Hop Archive and Connecting Manchester Music Archives project. Working form the blueprint established by Abigail Ward, she is now in process of developing the newest iteration of the online archive, in collaboration with Ashley Kennerley. She works as a Creative Producer, consultant and trainer, across the creative sector, particularly on evaluative practice in the arts, and engagement. She is Co-founder of Future’s Venture Foundation, and collaborator with In Place of War and Soup Co.