Alison Etheridge is Professor of Probability at the University of Oxford where she holds a joint appointment in the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics. She was Head of the Department of Statistics until August 2022. She has previously held research positions at the University of California, Berkeley; the University of Edinburgh; and Queen Mary University of London.
Alison is a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. She has been President of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics; and was awarded the Senior Anne Bennett Prize by the London Mathematical Society in 2017. She has been Chair of the Council for the Mathematical Sciences (CMS) since September 2021.