A photographic portrait of Alison Cairns
The next big thing begins with lots of small things. With today’s hyper–connected and fast–changing world, traditional solutions simply won’t work; we must empower our educators to transform learning

Alison Cairns

EY Oceania Education Leader

Bringing a human-centric, Technology Transformation mindset to Education

Alison has deep Technology Transformation experience in leading large–scale digital transformations and as a trusted business advisor to C–suite and Boards across Education and Government sectors.

Bringing an out–side in human–centric focus, Alison works with clients to define and drive their technology agenda through Digital and Data.

As EY’s Oceania Education practice lead, Alison brings a blend of technical expertise, commercial pragmatism, strong business acumen, innovation and leadership skills to support client success. Alison has gained a strong overseas network in both mature markets as well as emerging markets in Asia Pacific.

How Alison is building a better working world

"Alison is passionate about empowering educators to transform learning. She is a key contributor to technology conversations having participated in women in technology panels and digital education thought leadership as well as facilitating design thinking and deep collaboration sessions with industry experts."

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