Alison Douglas joined Alcohol Focus Scotland (AFS) as Chief Executive in December 2015. AFS’s mission is to prevent and reduce alcohol harm, including cancer, by advocating for effective policy interventions at population level. Alison’s commitment to tackling alcohol harm stems from her time as Head of Alcohol Policy and Delivery at Scottish Government from 2007 to 2012. In this capacity she was responsible for developing and implementing Scotland’s national alcohol strategy, "Changing Scotland's Relationship with Alcohol", including the proposal to establish a minimum unit price for alcohol.
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