Martyn Allen

Technical Director, Electrical Safety First

Martyn leads the Charity’s electro-technical team as an impartial centre of excellence for the safety of electrical installations and products - including representing consumer safety interests on a range of British, European and International Committees. Originally trained as an underground electrician with British Coal, he worked in engineering risk-management with Royal and Sun Alliance for 16 years before joining the Electrical Safety Council (the fore-runner of Electrical Safety First), in 2006. He is a Chartered Electrical Engineer and Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).