Read by millions every week, and frequently on TV and Radio, entrepreneur Alison Cork MBE has over the past 20 years built up a global home interiors business operating across the UK and USA encompassing publishing, online retail, design, licensing and TV shopping.

Prior to that, she co-founded publishing company Carnell Ltd, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1994.

A champion of female entrepreneurs, in 2017 Alison founded The National Women’s Enterprise Network, with the aim of supporting and encouraging women throughout the UK to start their own business.

In 2019 she became an Ambassador for the British Library Business & IP Centre network.

She was awarded an MBE in the 2023 New Year’s Honours List, for services to female entrepreneurship.

Alison lives in central London with her husband and two sons.

Visit the Alison at Home website here.