Non-Executive Director and Lead Non-Executive Director
Dame Alison Nimmo DBE
Alison is an experienced property professional and business leader with over 30 years of delivering sustainable urban regeneration and transformation across many parts of the UK. She is an independent Non-Executive at Cadogan and Thomas White Oxford, a commissioner of The Royal Commission 1851, Chair of MACE group’s Advisory Board and a member of Imperial College London’s Property Committee.
Previous public sector roles include: Chief Executive of The Crown Estate; 8 years helping to win and subsequently deliver London 2012 as a Director in the Olympic Delivery Authority; and leading major city centre regeneration projects in Manchester and Sheffield. She has also been on the Boards of the UK Green Building Council, Berkeley Group Plc, St Modwen Properties, Imperial College London and the CBI.
She was made a Dame in 2019 for services to the public sector and services to the Exchequer.
The DLUHC board’s role is to advise and support ministers on the operational implications and effectiveness of policy proposals and help turn policy from ideas into actions and results.
Part of DLUHC’s leadership team, non-executive board members help with that task.