Valentina Allen

Head of External Affairs

Brooke Action for Working Horses and Donkeys

Valentina is a policy and advocacy professional who has been working in the field of animal welfare for nearly a decade, during which she has been promoting a holistic approach to tackle issues that affect all of us sharing the same planet, people, environment and animals.

Her career prior to that includes having worked for the European Union in trade policy and community engagement. She graduated in linguistics and law. Originally from Italy, Valentina lived in different countries before moving to Scotland, where she now resides with her husband and dog, surrounded by sheep and lots of rain.