Robert Allen

Senior Policy and Research Manager

Rob joined Policy Connect in April 2019.

Rob is the Policy Manager for the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum, which brings together businesses, parliamentarians, civil servants and other stakeholders to champion sustainability in built environment projects.  He also supports Policy Connect's Manufacturing Commission on their annual policy inquiries.

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 left Policy Connect in 2022 for a role in the Environment Agency's government relations team, before returning in March 2023.  Rob is a chartered water and environmental manager (C.WEM).

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]