Councillor Allen joined our Board of Trustees in May 2011.
Councillor Allen is a Labour Party representative and was first elected to Hull City Council in June 2004.
He represents the Pickering ward and is a member of a number of Council Committees including the Planning Committee and the Appeals Committee. He also chairs the Environment, Transport and Infrastructure Committee.
Councillor Allen not only brings his local government knowledge to our Board but also 25 years’ experience in industrial relations gained in the merchant navy. Prior to his retirement Councillor Allen worked for Birds Eye, was a bus driver for Hull City Transport for 13 years and served 25 years as a Full Time Officer with the Transport & General Workers Union.