Robert Allen

Policy Manager, Sustainability & Manufacturing Commission lead

Rob joined Policy Connect in April 2019 and left in April 2022.

As the Policy Manager for the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum, Rob brought together businesses, parliamentarians, civil servants and other stakeholders to champion sustainability in built environment projects.

After completing his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science, Rob worked in environmental consulting for over ten years and is experienced in brownfield site assessment, flood risk appraisal, environmental due diligence, and permitting.  Rob is a chartered water and environmental manager (C.WEM) and is currently engaged in follow-up work to Policy Connect's Bricks and Water inquiry. He also supports Policy Connect's Manufacturing Commission in its current research project on sustainable manufacturing.

Outside of work, Rob loves hiking in the outdoors and is a keen cricketer, having captained his local club for a number of years.

robert.allen [at]