Christine Allen

Christine AllenChristine Allen is director, policy and public affairs at Christian Aid, leading the department responsible for the global policy, advocacy and high level influencing that the organisation undertakes.

Before joining Christian Aid in June 2012 Christine Allen spent more than ten years as Progressio’s executive director, and has also held key posts with a variety of Catholic organisations including CAFOD, the Justice and Peace Commission of Liverpool Diocese and the Catholic Housing Aid Society.

She has been an advisor to the Porticus Charitable Trust, and was previously a trustee for Church Action on Poverty.

Since 2006, Christine has also been part of the livesimply executive, helping to lead a network of faith-based organisations encouraging people to live in solidarity with the poor.