Baroness Alison Suttie
A Member of the British House of Lords since October 2013 and having worked for over ten years in both the House of Commons and the European Parliament, Alison has extensive experience of parliamentary processes in both London and Brussels. Having worked as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Prime Minister from June 2010 to October 2011, she also has first hand experience of both Whitehall and Downing Street.
Since 2011 she has been working as an adviser, mentor and trainer in the parliaments of Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, and Tunisia as well as being engaged in advocacy and youth engagement projects in North Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
She sits on the House of Lords EU Select Committee and the EU Sub-Committee on External Relations which are currently dealing with issues relating to Brexit.
Alison speaks fluent Russian and French.