Mr. Allen is a career journalist and Media Manager with experience in local, regional and international media. He has served RJR for 20 years. At the regional level he served the Caribbean Broadcasting Union, (CBU), the Caribbean News Agency, (CANA) and the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC).. He is a graduate of the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communications (CARIMAC), and the Mona School of Business (MSB) at the UWI, is a past chairman of the Media Association Jamaica Limited and the Jamaica Debates Commission. He is Vice President of the CBU and Vice President of the Public Media Alliance. He serves as Chairman of Independent Radio Company and director on the subsidiary boards of TVJ, JNN, RETV and GCML.