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Executive Leadership

Robert Allen

Chief Financial Officer

Robert Allen, Chief Financial Officer

Robert Allen joined The Crown Estate as Interim Chief Financial Officer in March 2021 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in July 2021. Robert sits on the Value Creation Committee and is a member of the Group Leadership team.

Robert has extensive financial leadership experience, most recently in the UK property sector at Crest Nicholson as Group Finance Director and for intu plc, where he held the position of Group Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this, he had a long global finance career at British American Tobacco after having qualified as a chartered accountant at Coopers & Lybrand.

Robert’s experience spans a wide range of activities including strategy, change, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations and financial risk management.

Group Leadership team

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