Alison Henriksen

Chief Financial Officer, Genus plc
Alison Henriksen

Skills and Experience

Alison has over 25 years of international experience in finance, operating across Europe, Australia, Asia, the US and South Africa. She has a proven track record of driving performance in public and privately held organisations, both business to business and business to consumer facing


Alison is Chief Financial Officer at Genus plc, a global leader in agriculture biotechnology focused on animal genetics, since January 2020.  Other past appointments include Chief Financial Officer of V. Group, a global leader in ship management, Finance Director, UK & Ireland and Finance Director, Australia at Compass Group plc, and Chief Financial Officer of Specialty Fashion Group Ltd, a former ASX listed company. She started her career at Ernst and Young in her native Australia and, after qualifying as a chartered accountant, spent nine years in their London practice, the majority of which was in Corporate Finance, supporting clients with M&A transactions.