Ted Allen

Vice President, Strategic Communications NIRI

Photograph of Ted Allen  Ted Allen joined the National Investor Relations Institute in May 2012 and now serves as Vice President, Strategic Communications. Ted oversees NIRI’s advocacy efforts, publications, media relations, and social media outreach. He is NIRI’s primary contact for inquiries on disclosure and corporate governance issues. From 2004 to 2012, Ted served as Governance Counsel and Director of Publications at Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), where he also was the proxy advisory firm’s primary contact for North American press inquiries. Before ISS, he practiced law as an associate with Proskauer Rose and Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, and worked as a journalist for Bloomberg News, The Deal.com, Legal Times, and newspapers in Florida and North Carolina. He is a member of the bar in the state of Maryland. Ted received his B.A. degree from Duke University, a J.D. from Georgetown University, and a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.