Alison Beckett


consultant name

Alison Beckett Egon Zehnder, London


Alison Beckett, based in London, is a trusted advisor to energy and industrial companies. She leads the Oil and Gas segment of Egon Zehnder’s Energy and Clean Tech Practice in Europe. Alison conducts executive and non-executive director search, provides leadership development for executives, and consults in team effectiveness. She has a particular interest in the HR and corporate communications functions, where she has developed expertise in solving complex assignments across different industries, all over the world. Alison is active in Egon Zehnder’s Industrial, Supply Chain, Human Resources, and Executive Assessment and Development Practices.


Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Alison held a number of finance management commercial and strategy roles at Conoco, working in London and Aberdeen in Upstream Oil and Gas, most latterly developing a European gas strategy for Conoco Europe Gas Ltd. Previously, Alison worked as a strategy consultant for Arthur D. Little. Earlier, she was a buyer for Ford Motor Company in Europe, covering production procurement, Product Development and Motorsport.

Alison earned an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School. She is a Governor of Sevenoaks School, the leading international IB school, based in Kent, UK.

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The Group HR Director — Navigator of New Worlds

In a business environment characterised by rapid change and high levels of ambiguity and uncertainty, where the ability to mobilise talent is perhaps the greatest differentiator of corporate performance, the role of the Group HR Director has become more critical than ever before.

consultant name

Alison Beckett Egon Zehnder, London