Christine Allen

Director of Policy and Public Affairs, London 
Christine joined Christian Aid in 2012 after spending 10 years as Progressio’s executive director. She has also held key posts with CAFOD, the Justice and Peace Commission of Liverpool Diocese and the Catholic Housing Aid Society. Previously, she ran the public affairs function at the National Housing Federation, was an advisor to the Porticus Charitable Trust and a trustee for Church Action on Poverty. She was a member of the livesimply executive for more than six years, helping to lead this ecumenical network of faith-based organisations encouraging people to live in solidarity with the poor. At Christian Aid, she leads the department responsible for global policy, advocacy and high level influencing.  

Areas of expertise:
Policy and Advocacy 

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