Dr Alison Hoare

Associate Fellow, Environment and Society Programme

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Dr Alison Hoare is an independent policy analyst, with expertise in international forest policy and natural resource governance. Until May 2022, she was a senior research fellow in the Environment and Society programme at Chatham House, where she led the institute’s work on forest governance and was engaged in research investigating the role of international aid and trade in shaping land-use reforms and decision-making.

Prior to joining Chatham House in 2011, Alison undertook research, policy analysis and project management for a number of NGOs in the forest and land-use sectors.

Past experience

2022-present Independent policy analyst
2011-22 Senior research fellow, Chatham House
2008-10 Project manager, Forests Monitor 
2004-11 Associate fellow, Chatham House and independent consultant