Alison Cleary

Senior Project Manager

Alison works in the Sustainable Economies team. She manages our work with states and territories on 2050 Pathways, assisting Australian governments at the state level 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.

Most recently, Alison was Executive Director of Open House Melbourne. 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 the role of 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.