Allison Thorne

International Trade Coordinator

Allison is an experienced small business consultant, eager about economic development, international trade and female empowerment. Having  lived,  worked and studied on three continents, Allison has developed a collaborative, globally adaptable mindset and a passion for working on international projects.

Prior to joining Kisserup, Allison served in a Director role with a   co-working center and start-up incubator in New Brunswick Canada. She consulted and provided assistance to clientele composed of  local and high potential immigrant entrepreneurs. This experience instilled Allison with a keen cultural sensitivity as well as the ability to deliver concrete metrics while enhancing communication skills with a diverse scope of individuals.

While studying in Lima, Peru, Allison was a part of a team who redefined the marketing promotion strategy for  an international auto brand, aiding their adjustment to a rapidly changing and emerging market and boosting long-term sales.  A certified yoga teacher, Allison has also spent time living in Costa Rica, working in business development for an international yoga school.

Allison holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Acadia University and a Master of Global Business Degree from the Tri-Continental program through the University of Victoria in Canada, Maastricht University in the Netherlands and CENTRUM Católica Graduate Business School in Lima, Peru.

Allison is fully fluent in both English and French and is also currently learning Spanish.