Alison McTavish is a Trustee at the Progress Educational Trust (PET) and at the British Fertility Society. She is also one of the founders of the Aberdeen Fertility Centre, where she was originally Nurse Manager and where she is now Quality and Business Manager. She is a member of the National Infertility Group convened by the Scottish Government, in which capacity she has worked on developing national criteria for NHS funding of IVF, safely restarting fertility treatment following the closure of clinics due to coronavirus/COVID-19, and establishing a national sperm bank within the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service.
Alison is a Registered Nurse and Midwife, and is a founding member of the Senior Infertility Nurse Group. She has contributed to articles in journals including Fertility and Sterility and Human Reproduction, and she has worked with the International Federation of Fertility Societies to deliver educational events in Ghana, Nigeria and Shanghai.