Alison Beckett

Consultant, Egon Zehnder


Alison Beckett, based in London, plays a leading role in Egon Zehnder’s Supply Chain and Procurement and HR Practice group globally and in London and is also active in the firm’s Industrial Practice in executive and Board search. She is passionate about working with executives at critical times in their careers when they face pivotal decisions and changes. Alison has an especially keen interest in talent development and succession planning, having honed her expertise in these areas while working across various industries worldwide. She is an active coach, working with individuals across the world and helping executives achieve their aspirations by adding value to businesses. Alison also belongs to the firm’s Energy, and Leadership Advisory Services practices.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alison held various financial management, commercial, and strategy roles in upstream oil and gas for Conoco while based in London and Aberdeen. Before that, she worked as a Strategy Consultant for Arthur D. Little. Alison began her career in Supply as a buyer for Ford of Europe.

Alison earned an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA from the London Business School. Outside of work, she is passionate about sustainability and education. Currently she serves as a member of the Finance and General Purposes Committee at the Zoological Society of London and is a Governor and Chair of Education Committee for Sevenoaks School in Kent, U.K.

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