Alison Uttley

Communications Director, Business for Peace, Canada

Alison Uttley is the communications director of Business for Peace and a marketing consultant. She has worked in marketing and communications at some of Canada's largest cultural institutions, including Luminato, the Toronto International Film Festival, and Canadian Stage. For three years, Alison also hosted a monthly conversation series in Toronto about topical political issues with the non-profit organization Why Should I Care. Alison holds an Honors bachelor of arts from the University of Guelph. With an aim to combine her interests in culture and social change, Alison started a Master's program in the theory and practice of human rights at the University of Oslo in 2017. She was also a participant in the inaugural Global Cultural Leadership Program as part of the European Union's Cultural Diplomacy Platform, as well as a fellow of the Toronto Arts Council and The Banff Centre Leaders Lab.


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