Rotary and Institute of Economics and Peace strategic relationship
Nov 16, 2021 7:40 AM
Charles Allen
Rotary and Institute of Economics and Peace strategic relationship

Charles Allen is the Director of Partnerships with the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), Sydney. He establishes and manages relationships with strategic, global and grass roots partners inclusive of governments, multi-lateral, non-government, education and civil society organisations. Through partnerships he is activating IEP’s Positive Peace framework globally.

Prior to his peace building career Charles was a Superintendent in Victoria Police with a policing career spanning 38 years. A Master in Leadership, an alumnus of Leadership Victoria and Australian Institute for Company Directors, Charles has extensive experience in NFP Directorship. He is a life-long learner and sees every day as a school day.

Charles is Vice President of Rotary Club of Sydney. He joined the Rotary family in 2010 as a Rotary Peace Fellow. He was previously a member of Rotary Club of Melbourne, he has a Paul Harris Fellow Recognition and is a member of the Peace and Conflict Prevention Technical Cadre, and a committee member of the Peace Centres Major Gifts Initiative.

Unsurprisingly his Rotary interests centre on the Foundation’s Peace and Conflict Prevention area of focus. Charles is active in recruiting and supporting Rotary Peace Fellows and is active in the Rotary Club of Sydney Peace group. He supported RCS’s being recognised as a Peace Builder club and engages in Rotary peace projects globally. He was recently asked by RI President Mehta to advise the 2022 Rotary Presidential Peace Conference Committee.