Alison Maitland

Alison Maitland

Alison Maitland is a business author, speaker and conference facilitator who specialises in leadership, diversity, and the changing world of work. She is co-author of two books, Future Work and Why Women Mean Business, and has had a long career in international journalism, including 20 years with the Financial Times. She is a Senior Fellow in Human Capital with The Conference Board and has led the Board’s diversity & inclusion programmes in Europe since 2007. She is also a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Management at London’s Cass Business School.Alison’s speaking engagements have taken her across Europe, North America and Australia and she has been widely interviewed by national and international media on both gender and the future of work. In 2015, she was invited to contribute a chapter, A Gender Power Shift in the Making, to a BBVA book about Reinventing the Company in the Digital Age. In 2012, she received a “World of Difference 100 Award” from The International Alliance for Women (TIAW).Before embarking on her journalistic career, Alison graduated from King’s College, Cambridge, with a degree in Social and Political Sciences.Links to Alison’s website: www.alisonmaitland.com, Twitter @AlisonMaitland, and LinkedIn profile: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/alison-maitland-9ab7454