Duncan Allan is director of Octant Research & Analysis Ltd, an independent consultancy.
For more than 28 years he was a member of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s research analysts cadre, working on the countries of the former Soviet Union, particularly Russia and Ukraine.
He served at the British Embassies in Moscow and Kyiv.
- Russian internal affairs (politics, economics, energy)
- Russian foreign policy
|2011-17||Senior principal research analyst, Foreign & Commonwealth Office|
|2013-15||Deputy head of research analysts, Foreign & Commonwealth Office|
|2007-11||Head of policy delivery team, British Embassy, Kyiv|
|2003-07||Senior principal research analyst and head of Eastern Research Group, Foreign & Commonwealth Office|