Alison Stephenson

Managing Director
‘Rising Star’ award winner at the North East Business Women of the Year Awards (WIN Awards)

Alison has over 20 years’ experience of developing businesses, bringing in contracts and negotiating and closing deals.

As Managing Director, it’s her role to oversee all day-to-day operations within the business, as well as managing the finance and HR teams. She is also the lead bid writer for AAA.

Alison is deaf but does not let this hold her back and has gone on to achieve NVQ Level 5 in Leadership and Management and holds “Member” status as the Institute of Leadership and Management.

Alison also holds her Level 6 in British Sign Language (BSL), Level 3 in Equality and Diversity and as part of her passion for training she holds her Certificate in Education. Alison is committed to her own professional development and has undertaken her Level 7 in HR Management.

She was instrumental in enabling the company to progress from Disability Committed Level 1 to Level 2, Disability Employer. AAA is now working towards Level 3 which is being led by Alison. In her personal life Alison was also a Trustee of “Stamp It Out” which is an anti-stigma and discrimination education charity but having served her term is looking for her next trustee adventure.