National President 2017-2018
Alison Crake is a partner at Crake and Mallon Funeral Directors in Stockton-on-Tees.
Alison has worked in the funeral profession since 1979, in the company that was established by her late father in 1971. She now leads a team of 28 members of staff who collectively arrange and conduct in the region of a thousand funerals a year.
Alison has been a member of the NAFD’s Committee for Professional Development since 2010 and a member of the Executive since 2012. A focus on professional education, and on supporting funeral directors in caring for the needs of bereaved families, will be key themes running through her presidency.