Allyson Stewart-Allen - CEO - International Marketing Partners

Judge for The Lloyds Bank Exporter of the Year Award

Allyson Stewart-Allen is a member of the National Business Awards Advisory Board and a renowned educator, advisor, author, speaker and Non Executive Director.  Her expertise in brand internationalisation and customised leadership development programmes is sought by broadcasters and global businesses alike.

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.

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 Board member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Allyson is author of both editions of her best-selling book Working with Americans and is an experienced and frequent commentator for broadcast, print and digital media outlets around the world.  Besides her 4-year slot for Sky News as The Muse of Marketing, she has appeared on several television shows including four seasons of BBC’s The Apprentice and CNBC’s The Business Class. Others regularly applying her insights include BBC News, ITV News, CNN, The Financial Times, Bloomberg, USA Today, Business Week, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek and Fortune magazines.

A frequent keynote speaker at international conferences, Allyson has appeared on the platforms of The Global Peter Drucker Forum, The Conference Board and Financial Times Board Directors Programme.  She serves as a Judge for the National Business Awards, WeQual Awards, CBI/Amazon Growing Business Awards, PwC UK Private Business Awards and serves as Chair of Marketing Judges for The International Business Awards and the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Marketing Excellence Awards. 

She is one of the original mentors for the Mayor of London’s International Business Programme and serves on the Board of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.