Allyson Stewart-Allen is a renowned speaker, advisor, author, educator and Non-Executive Director whose expertise in brand internationalisation is sought by global businesses.
She has advised more than 200 businesses in 26 countries including Aegis, BAE Systems, Burberry, Cadbury, Coach, HSBC, Lufthansa, NBC Universal, SAB Miller and Shell and serves as a Non-Executive Director of the Board of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and member of the Advisory Board of the National Business Awards.
Allyson is author of both editions of best-selling book Working with Americans (2nd Edition, Routledge), the first-ever business manual exclusively about the US business culture, which helps professionals improve their relationships with, and profits from, American business partners, bosses and colleagues.
An experienced and frequent commentator, she lends her insights to broadcast, print and digital media across the globe. Besides her 4-year slot for Sky News as The Muse of Marketing, she has appeared on several television shows, including the past four seasons of BBC’s The Apprentice and CNBC’s The Business Class. Other outlets regularly applying her insights include BBC News, ITV News, CNN, , Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, USA Today, Business Week and The Wall Street Journal amongst others.
A frequent keynote speaker at international conferences, Allyson has appeared on the platforms of The Global Peter Drucker Forum, The Conference Board, FT Board Directors Programme alongside many others. She serves as a judge of the National Business Awards, CIM Marketing Excellence Awards and served as Chair of Marketing Judges for The International Business Awards. Allyson also serves as a mentor for the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme.
A Californian based in Europe for over 30 years, Allyson applies her extensive international consulting experience, MBA education with Dr. Peter Drucker and languages to the company she founded, International Marketing Partners.