Mr Colin Allen

MBA (John Hopkins University)

Colin was elected to the Board as a Director in late 2022 with aims to embed fundraising as a core operational activity utilising his skills, experience and networks.

After graduating from university, Colin held sales and marketing positions with a variety of sports organisations across the United Kingdom and the United States, including the Oakland Raiders and IMG. It was through his experience working with a large health care network at one of these organisations that Colin realised his passion for working with not-for-profits.

Regardless of the type of organisation, Colin has successfully found innovative ways to increase revenue; always with a focus on relationships.

In the not-for-profits’ space, Colin has led teams in the United State and Australia. He believes in the role of philanthropy to solve problems and enjoys creating donor-centric experiences to achieve an organisation’s mission.

Colin has also been a Trustee at the Ronald McDonald House in San Francisco.

He holds an undergraduate degree from Bates College and an MBA from Johns Hopkins University, USA.