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Alice Spencer Programme Director

Alice  Spencer, Programme Director

Alice joined CISL in 2017 and is responsible for developing and delivering customised executive education programmes for senior leaders. She is also responsible for delivering CISL’s annual series of programmes in Australia and for the Cambridge Earth on Board programme, which equips non-executive directors to engage with strategic business decisions to align sustainability and profitability.


Her areas of interest and expertise include sustainability in resource intensive industries including agriculture and mining; the future of land use and management as we transition to low carbon economies; sustainable finance from public and private sector perspectives; entrepreneurship and innovation; stakeholder engagement.

Prior to joining CISL, Alice worked for several years in Australia and New Zealand in Corporate, Not-for-Profit and Regional Government roles engaging with national and corporate strategies and social and environmental impact projects. These included working across several large (150,000-400,000 hectare) cattle stations in the Northern Territory, Australia with R.M.Williams and writing the Natural Resource Management Plan for catchments and islands adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland.