Assistant Professor of Local Governance and Anti-Slavery Policy, University of Nottingham Rights Lab
Dr Alison Gardner leads the Governance Programme at the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, a research platform focussed on helping to end slavery by 2030. She was the winner of the 2018 Marsh Prize for Community Activism in Combating Slavery and named in the UK Top 100 Modern Slavery Influencers for 2018. Her work focusses on place- and community-based responses to modern slavery, including campaigning work to develop slavery-free cities. She has career experience and expertise in local government and public policy.