"We can help when something changes for the organizations who need us most."

Alison Portt

Vice President, Business Development

Alison builds relationships with the organizations and people that need Overlap most. Leading Overlap’s Business Development team, she helps grow the company by connecting with people, businesses, and communities that are interested in harnessing the power of human-centred design.

Alison comes from a fundraising background where she worked in the not-for-profit industry for over 15 years. Over the course of her previous work, she discovered that when organizations plan and make decisions without understanding the people actually impacted by a ‘problem’, they increase the chances of getting it wrong. She’s now dedicated to helping organizations that may not know where to start see how human-centred design can help them reach better results.