Alison Taylor is the executive director at Ethical Systems and an adjunct professor at the New York University Stern School of Business. She is currently writing a book on the new landscape for business ethics, for Harvard Business Review Press.

Alison’s previous work experience includes being a managing director at nonprofit business network Business for Social Responsibility and a senior managing director at Control Risks. She holds several advisory roles, including with sustainability nonprofit Business for Social Responsibility, and VentureESG. She is also chair of the board of directors at ESG think tank Preventable Surprises. 

Alison has expertise in strategy, sustainability, political and social risk, culture and behavior, human rights, ethics and compliance,anti corruption and professional responsibility. She received her bachelor of arts from Balliol College, Oxford University, her master’s in international relations from the University of Chicago, and master’s in organizations psychology from Columbia University.