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.
Areas of expertise
- 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|