Alison Garnham is Chief Executive of the Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).

She was previously the CEO of Daycare Trust, Director of Policy, Research and Information at One Parent Families. Before and a Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of North London (now London Metropolitan University) where she has also been an Honorary Research Fellow. She was a Trustee and Honorary Officer of the End Child Poverty Campaign, is a parent-governor at her son’s primary school and a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee.