Allyson joined the ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes in 2021 as a designer. She believes in the power of high-impact visual communication to bring research to life, focusing on information design and data visualisation. Her research informs her design practice, and she is also a postgraduate researcher investigating information design in the context of climate communication at the Australian National University. She has over 15 years of experience as a design practitioner and educator, and her work is recognised internationally. Allyson holds a Master of Design Futures from RMIT University.