Monica Allen

Head of Strategic Engagement & Communications

Monica joined CIFF in early 2018 and is an experienced political adviser and strategic communications professional. She has worked in both the US Senate and UK House of Commons, and she was Special Adviser to the UK Deputy Prime Minister during the 2010-2015 coalition government, advising on policy and communications with regard to international development, foreign affairs and defence. Subsequently, Monica was Director of Strategy & Insights for an international strategic communications company headquartered in London, where she led the design of integrated online/offline social change campaigns.

Monica holds an MA War Studies from King’s College London and a BA International Affairs from the George Washington University.