Alison MiddletonAlison trained as an occupational therapist and worked at The Maudsley for five years prior to moving to Bath in the late 1980s. She moved into health commissioning in 1994 and worked as a mental health commissioner in Wiltshire until moving to her current post with the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Trust in 2010. Alison is committed to improving services for people with mental health problems and recognises how much has changed, mostly for the better, over the past 30 years. She worked closely with Alzheimer’s Support in her time as a commissioner and was always impressed by the organisation's ethos and the quality of its services.