Allen Palmer




Allen is a highly experienced member of our training team, having taught writing skills to adults for nearly 10 years.

He is passionate about communication, and seeks to inspire others to share his love of language.

Before joining the Foundation, Allen taught communication skills at large corporate clients like Telstra and Nestlé.

An accomplished scriptwriter, for 5 years he led the Graduate Certificate in Screenwriting program at AFTRS, the national film school.

He is also a vastly experienced copywriter who won multiple awards for his website content.

Professional qualifications

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (Sydney CBD College)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (James Cook University of North Queensland)


Allen takes an active interest in the latest plain English developments through PLAIN.